6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 19.43%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 67.23%
5.2.3790.1830 9.12%
5.2.3790.1830 4.22%



Windows Enhanced Storage Shell Extension DLL by Microsoft

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


ehstorshell.dll has 4 known versions, the most recent one is 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255). The average file size is about 154.13 KB.

What is ehstorshell.dll?

Enhanced Storage provides an extensible platform for accessing additional functions made available by enhanced storage devices; above and beyond the primary function of data storage.

About ehstorshell.dll (from Microsoft)

Enhanced Storage currently supports devices implementing the IEEE 1667 standard ( which defines a mechanism of storage target authentication prior to data access. Even more use


File name:ehstorshell.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows Enhanced Storage Shell Extension DLL
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\ehstorshell.dll
Original name:EhStorShell.dll.mui


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of ehstorshell.dll, select a unique version for details.)
Autoplay handlers
Runs under the registry key 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers'
  • Handler name 'MSOpenFolder'
  • Handler name 'MSEnhancedStorageHandler'
Approved shell extensions
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • 'Enhanced Storage Data Source' with CLSID {9113A02D-00A3-46B9-BC5F-9C04DADDD5D7}

VersionsAll file variations of ehstorshell.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
846d0e4db261cfaf363902e41498e961 6afbbd5d30c25dc05c66591c584da8e1da03b3f3 185.5 KB
024352feec9042260bb4cfb4d79a206b 79c23ce566219f87ade8e55a292aaaabe4a639ec 198.5 KB
14e4470bf8aca69a85d741ba99f75f96 88ccb51e7a6a321e422dd59cdcaaea4f46f95053 111.5 KB
b2e32f41e1d6500f62caef5ef2b17196 59daf53b4162ed0c0d114d9388351e4d016baa1b 121 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 59.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.50%
Windows 7 Professional 9.75%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.00%
Windows 7 Starter 0.75%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 45.98% of Windows Enhanced Storage Shell Extension DLL.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 24.18%
Hewlett-Packard 16.30%
ASUS 15.38%
Toshiba 13.19%
Acer 11.90%
Sony 5.13%
Lenovo 4.03%
Samsung 2.20%
MSI 1.47%
Intel 1.10%
Alienware 0.92%
Sahara 0.37%
Medion 0.37%
Gateway 0.37%
NEC 0.37%
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