Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

2014.7.0.46 2.44%
2014.6.0.27 4.88%
2013.4.10.12 2.44%
2013.4.0.10 24.39%
2013.3.3.19 9.76%
2013.3.0.26 9.76%
2013.2.1.36 12.20%
2013.2.1.33 7.32%
2013.2.0.18 21.95%
2013.2.0.18 2.44%
2013.1.0.32 2.44%


PE structurePE file structure

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GetTextExtentPoint32W, SetBkMode, SetTextColor, BitBlt, ExtTextOutW, CreateCompatibleDC, DeleteObject, GetObjectW, DeleteDC, CreateBitmap, GetTextColor, GetBkColor, SelectObject, CreateFontIndirectW, SetBkColor
GdiplusShutdown, GdiplusStartup, GdipDrawImageRectI, GdipGetImageGraphicsContext, GdipCreateHBITMAPFromBitmap, GdipCreateBitmapFromScan0, GdipCreateBitmapFromFile, GdipDisposeImage, GdipDeleteGraphics
GetCurrentProcess, lstrlenW, GetCurrentThreadId, SetLastError, LocalAlloc, FormatMessageW, CloseHandle, ReadFile, GetFileSize, WideCharToMultiByte, GetLocaleInfoW, GetUserDefaultUILanguage, InterlockedIncrement, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, DeleteCriticalSection, MultiByteToWideChar, InterlockedDecrement, ProcessIdToSessionId, GetCurrentProcessId, InterlockedExchange, GetGeoInfoW, GetUserGeoID, GetModuleHandleW, lstrcmpiW, GetModuleFileNameW, FlushInstructionCache, OutputDebugStringW, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, QueryPerformanceCounter, IsDebuggerPresent, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, UnhandledExceptionFilter, TerminateProcess, Sleep, DecodePointer, EncodePointer, InterlockedPopEntrySList, VirtualAlloc, VirtualFree, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, InterlockedPushEntrySList, InterlockedCompareExchange, GetProcessHeap, HeapSize, HeapReAlloc, HeapFree, HeapAlloc, HeapDestroy, LoadLibraryA, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, RaiseException, GetTickCount, FindResourceExW, FindResourceW, LoadResource, LockResource, SizeofResource, GetFileAttributesW, CreateFileW, GetLastError, LoadLibraryExW, FreeLibrary, DisableThreadLibraryCalls, GetProcAddress, LocalFree, GetCurrentThread
CoCreateInstance, CoTaskMemRealloc, CoTaskMemAlloc, StringFromGUID2, CoTaskMemFree, IIDFromString
CreateWindowExW, GetSysColor, MenuItemFromPoint, GetMenuItemID, GetClassInfoExW, IsWindow, GetDC, SetWindowPos, PostMessageW, SetWindowLongW, GetCursorPos, GetWindowLongW, CallWindowProcW, SetLayeredWindowAttributes, CopyRect, SetRectEmpty, DestroyIcon, CopyIcon, LoadIconW, AllowSetForegroundWindow, CharNextW, IsWindowVisible, GetWindowRect, FindWindowW, LoadCursorW, SystemParametersInfoW, FillRect, DestroyWindow, CreatePopupMenu, DestroyMenu, AppendMenuW, GetMenuItemCount, SetMenuItemBitmaps, DrawTextW, GetSysColorBrush, GetMonitorInfoW, MonitorFromPoint, TrackPopupMenu, RegisterClassExW, DefWindowProcW, InflateRect, UnregisterClassA
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Norton Identity Safe by Symantec Corporation (Signed)

Remove coSfShre.dll
Version:   2013.3.0.26
MD5:   928f050d3326f510f7dc2f293dd5b651
SHA1:   1aeab2021f4169e5d2c2d3a29753b438d9a3c8f7
SHA256:   89fcd839c17e3c9572746a946a97d701b482add3d0a86d666d44533498637134

What is coSfShre.dll?

coSafeShare is part of Norton Identity Safe, a program designed to encrypt passwords online and to detect phishing sites. Norton Identity Safe runs as a web browser extension for Internet Explorer and Firefox.


cosfshre.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process. It is installed with a couple of know programs including Norton Identity Safe published by Symantec Corporation, Norton Identity Safe from Symantec Corporation and Norton Identity Safe by Symantec Corporation. The file is digitally signed by Symantec Corporation which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA).


File name:cosfshre.dll
Publisher:Symantec Corporation
Product name:Norton Identity Safe
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\norton internet security\engine\\cosfshre.dll
File version:2013.3.0.26
Size:222.33 KB (227,664 bytes)
Issued to:Symantec Corporation
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Monday, August 9, 2010
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++ 10.0
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The following programs will install this file
Symantec Corporation
12% remove
Norton ™ Identity Safe is a password manager that makes logging into your favorite web sites easier, faster and more secure. Never again forget a user name or password. Ever. Stop filling in the same forms over and over. Warns you of unsafe sites right in your search results and blocks them. Stores your passwords and more in a secure, cloud-based vault that only you can access. Stop filling in the same forms over and over. Identity Saf...
Symantec Corporation
3% remove
Norton Internet Security, developed by Symantec Corporation, is a computer program that provides malware prevention and removal during subscription period and uses signatures and heuristics to identify viruses. Other features include a personal firewall, email spam filtering, and phishing protection. Symantec distributes the product as a download, a boxed copy, and as OEM software.

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.71%
Windows 8 14.63%
Windows 8 Pro 12.20%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.32%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 7.32%
Windows 7 Professional 4.88%
Windows 8.1 2.44%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.44%
Windows Developer Preview 2.44%
Windows 8 Enterprise 2.44%
Windows 7 Starter 2.44%
Windows Vista Home Premium 2.44%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 68.29% of Norton Identity Safe.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 29.41%
Hewlett-Packard 26.47%
Acer 11.76%
Samsung 5.88%
American Megatrends 5.88%
Intel 5.88%
ASUS 5.88%
Sony 5.88%
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