12.0.6500.5000 58.44%
12.0.6421.1000 1.84%
12.0.6413.1000 0.02%
12.0.6211.1000 0.61%
12.0.4518.1014 39.08%



GrooveShellExtensions Module by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove GrooveShellExtensions.dll


There are 5 versions of grooveshellextensions.dll in the wild, the latest version being 12.0.6500.5000. It is integrated as a plugin to Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object, often without any obvious user interface, and will load for each instance of IE. It adds a context menu to the Window's shell named XXX Groove GFS Context Menu Handler XXX. The average file size is about 2.11 MB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Microsoft Corporation by Microsoft Corporation.

What is grooveshellextensions.dll?

Microsoft Office Groove, is a desktop application designed for document collaboration in teams with members who are regularly off-line or who do not share the same network security clearance.

About grooveshellextensions.dll (from Microsoft Corporation)

Spend less time coordinating with each other and more time working on the project at hand. Groove Virtual Office is software that allows your team to work together as if you were all in the same phys


File name:grooveshellextensions.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:GrooveShellExtensions Module
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\microsoft office\office12\grooveshellextensions.dll
Issued to:Microsoft Corporation
Authority (CA):Microsoft Corporation
Effective date:Tuesday, April 4, 2006
Expiration date:Thursday, October 4, 2007


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of grooveshellextensions.dll, select a unique version for details.)
Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects'
  • BHO CLSID: {72853161-30C5-4D22-B7F9-0BBC1D38A37E}
Shell execute hooks
  • {B5A7F190-DDA6-4420-B3BA-52453494E6CD}
Context menu handlers
Located in '*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers'
  • Name: 'XXX Groove GFS Context Menu Handler XXX'
Approved shell extensions
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • 'Groove Explorer Icon Overlay 2.5 (GFS Unread Folder)' with CLSID {920E6DB1-9907-4370-B3A0-BAFC03D81399}
  • 'Groove Explorer Icon Overlay 1 (GFS Unread Stub)' with CLSID {99FD978C-D287-4F50-827F-B2C658EDA8E7}
  • 'Groove Explorer Icon Overlay 4 (GFS Unread Mark)' with CLSID {2916C86E-86A6-43FE-8112-43ABE6BF8DCC}
  • 'Groove Explorer Icon Overlay 2 (GFS Stub)' with CLSID {AB5C5600-7E6E-4B06-9197-9ECEF74D31CC}
  • 'Groove Explorer Icon Overlay 3 (GFS Folder)' with CLSID {16F3DD56-1AF5-4347-846D-7C10C4192619}
  • 'Groove XML Icon Handler' with CLSID {387E725D-DC16-4D76-B310-2C93ED4752A0}
  • 'Groove GFS Context Menu Handler' with CLSID {6C467336-8281-4E60-8204-430CED96822D}
  • 'Groove GFS Stub Execution Hook' with CLSID {B5A7F190-DDA6-4420-B3BA-52453494E6CD}
  • 'Groove GFS Stub Icon Handler' with CLSID {A449600E-1DC6-4232-B948-9BD794D62056}
  • 'Groove GFS Explorer Bar' with CLSID {2A541AE1-5BF6-4665-A8A3-CFA9672E4291}
  • 'Groove GFS Browser Helper' with CLSID {72853161-30C5-4D22-B7F9-0BBC1D38A37E}
Internet Explorer bars
  • CLSID: {2A541AE1-5BF6-4665-A8A3-CFA9672E4291}

VersionsAll file variations of grooveshellextensions.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
30db64d316f502558db2380f7343c9fd 5d3fe20c290b30b4bac3f738101d3493efa7d5f6 2.12 MB
a6b5a41c0ed007ab6c43cad899e533d8 9b396d2cfcbb7f4de686ffb05306fa1b9a8c43eb 2.12 MB
2e93fd61dfbd4940f3f940d77b5839f1 dcbe3845e36d3e5ce17147735b9e21c2a53887fb 2.11 MB
32c4927e013c018a13d8dfbda4148812 33686ff28756bd5b024f8a25a1326f6fa365a848 2.11 MB
786dd1892b553efe5a004ac39775c851 4c4e1cd703408aa86b9574c47759185d8faedc9d 2.11 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.75%
Windows 8.1 10.25%
Windows 7 Professional 6.75%
Windows 8 Single Language 6.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 6.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.25%
Windows 8 Pro 3.25%
Windows 8 2.25%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 16.25% of GrooveShellExtensions Module.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 25.77%
ASUS 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 17.69%
Lenovo 15.00%
Acer 7.50%
Compaq 5.77%
American Megatrends 2.88%
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