Network Connections Shell by Microsoft

Remove netshell.dll
Version:   5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852)
MD5:   4e5d45894872370d19f34dfa38733d8d
SHA1:   a48dbd805f90c2f677d7238dc6bee7b0b5162a68
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


netshell.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process. This version is installed on Windows XP.


File name:netshell.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Network Connections Shell
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\netshell.dll
File version:5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852)
Product version:5.1.2600.5512
Size:2.19 MB (2,291,712 bytes)
Digital DNA
File packed:No
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Approved shell extensions
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • 'Network Connections' with CLSID {992CFFA0-F557-101A-88EC-00DD010CCC48}
  • 'Network Connections' with CLSID {7007ACC7-3202-11D1-AAD2-00805FC1270E}

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Microsoft Windows XP 100.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 47.92% of Network Connections Shell.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 40.00%
Intel 13.33%
Toshiba 8.89%
American Megatrends 7.41%
Hewlett-Packard 5.93%
Compaq 5.93%
ASUS 4.44%
Sahara 3.70%
Gateway 2.96%
Acer 2.22%
Lenovo 1.48%
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