Portable Media Devices Shell Extension by Microsoft

Remove audiodev.dll
Version:   5.2.3790.3646 built by: DNSRV(bld4act)
MD5:   fe8fae5af3e98113a09071095cb00071
SHA1:   f38a680263ebf5e49aff42b8c411d7398d98be63
SHA256:   40c8910a83fa2bcaa170b8e843ba9f186943ad653b65fd599561cb915cdb55e5

What is audiodev.dll?

audiodev.dll is a shell extension for Windows. Windows Explorer can be extended to support non-default functionality by means of Windows Shell Extensions, which are COM objects that plug the extended functionality into Windows Explorer. Shell extensions can be in the form of shell extension handlers, toolbars or even namespace extensions that allow certain folders (or even non-filesystem objects such as the images scanned by a scanner) to be presented as a special folder.


audiodev.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process. .


File name:audiodev.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Portable Media Devices Shell Extension
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\audiodev.dll
File version:5.2.3790.3646 built by: DNSRV(bld4act)
Product version:5.2.3790.3646
Size:469.5 KB (480,768 bytes)
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File packed:No
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Approved shell extensions
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • 'Portable Media Devices Menu' with CLSID {cc86590a-b60a-48e6-996b-41d25ed39a1e}
  • 'Portable Media Devices' with CLSID {640167b4-59b0-47a6-b335-a6b3c0695aea}

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Microsoft Windows XP 67.44%
Windows XP Home Edition 20.93%
Windows XP Professional 4.65%
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 4.65%
Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition 2.33%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 52.00% of Portable Media Devices Shell Extension.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 46.67%
Toshiba 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 6.67%
Sahara 6.67%
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