6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.26%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 62.40%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 0.26%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 3.92%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 28.46%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 4.44%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 0.26%



Common Dialogs DLL by Microsoft

Remove comdlg32.dll
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


comdlg32.dll has 7 known versions, the most recent one is 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255). The average file size is about 488.79 KB. Some variations of the file have been seen to be installed with the program War In Europe Windows Edition Demo 1.1.00 from Decision Games.

What is comdlg32.dll?

Windows common dialogs are a set of libraries to display common dialogs within a software program. The Microsoft Windows common dialogs consist of the Open File, Save File, Open Folder, Find and Replace, Print, Page Setup, Font, and Color dialog boxes. Common dialogs help give users a consistent experience across different programs and also help give users an efficient, enjoyable experience.

About comdlg32.dll (from Microsoft)

Common Dialog/Direct is a new DLL or class library which shows how to completely replace COMDLG32.OCX through Visual Basic code. The main advantage of this is you no longer need to put a control on a


File name:comdlg32.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Common Dialogs DLL
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\comdlg32.dll
Original name:comdlg32.dll.mui

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Common Dialogs DLL.)
Decision Games
22% remove


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of comdlg32.dll, select a unique version for details.)
Approved shell extensions
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • 'File Save Dialog' with CLSID {C0B4E2F3-BA21-4773-8DBA-335EC946EB8B}
  • 'File Open Dialog' with CLSID {DC1C5A9C-E88A-4dde-A5A1-60F82A20AEF7}

VersionsAll file variations of comdlg32.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
9835e63e09f824d22b689d2bb789bab9 130b5d25f9646a97e708dccff925b1236233d8f3 580.5 KB
4aa2a0e26cef1a803741253dcf9a1503 ceac9d961ff342d2bcb75d803a86ea10c5029170 440 KB
8d8dc64fa773c7c66b8c7bb476d773ab c93384bf0412f36d8af8e9ed88702fa76d082267 536.5 KB
7f3415d246e2ae6e8cfd6a561016a91f 23d18f59cf43478e63b857cd140b84e12e7b1a21 444 KB
aa09b70f619cbf499efc22e7a63e3ce6 3b3c0b6aff4daf2c7c5ddcf5e01fae7c64431308 537 KB
d71266e0e06421e81ca85f2346b7ee9e 20dffc8aa0f96c19e5463ea4749049b3cb5f82b8 439.5 KB
9b5e772d09159b219a5e411a77bc82f3 1dd08373441e20a4e04f6122e5145375e191caf3 444 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows Vista Home Premium 71.28%
Windows Vista Home Basic 12.53%
Windows Vista Ultimate 10.18%
Windows Vista Business 4.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 0.52%
Windows 7 Professional 0.26%
Windows Server 2008 Standard 0.26%
Windows Vista™ Home Premium 0.26%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 63.07% of Common Dialogs DLL.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 27.63%
Hewlett-Packard 20.42%
Toshiba 13.21%
Sony 12.01%
Gateway 10.81%
ASUS 7.21%
Acer 4.20%
Lenovo 1.20%
Intel 1.20%
American Megatrends 0.60%
Packard Bell 0.60%
Samsung 0.60%
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