6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.51%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 61.54%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 0.51%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 4.62%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 28.21%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 4.62%



Network Explorer by Microsoft

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


There are 6 versions of networkexplorer.dll in the wild, the latest version being 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255). The average file size is about 2.04 MB.


File name:networkexplorer.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Network Explorer
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\networkexplorer.dll
Original name:NetworkExplorer.DLL.MUI


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of networkexplorer.dll, select a unique version for details.)
Approved shell extension
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • 'Computers and Devices' with CLSID {F02C1A0D-BE21-4350-88B0-7367FC96EF3C}

VersionsAll file variations of networkexplorer.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
405f4d32d2185f1f1bd753d8eeaffb3a 68bc45bac1e1584c789a6b3134bee5a2540f3e56 1.6 MB
04044bf8e6989be45fa718c24407ca28 eb1478a3bb4d0a5d5ecb13f496c33c8bc13686a8 2.12 MB
0899ec56bbeb678a01675b56127ec34d 8fbe5c9d7296c64be566631fd85c119fac3d17e9 2.14 MB
810ae8b27b91240252d7223a536bb95e 2d98ffe16f633649bdc09dd1deec242c0af979db 2.12 MB
e572915db4dad7f062d99334d9f10bff 84152227717a9d65141445cae722549cd9acf01f 2.14 MB
e3c52cd56f4cb2d9736c75efaa62a07f 57ae29a5b5d9d8fa3443f2c15ab56bf9d8b954f1 2.12 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows Vista Home Premium 70.77%
Windows Vista Home Basic 12.31%
Windows Vista Ultimate 10.26%
Windows Vista Business 4.62%
Windows 7 Professional 0.51%
Windows Server 2008 Standard 0.51%
Windows Vista™ Home Premium 0.51%
Microsoft Windows XP 0.51%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 63.10% of Network Explorer.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 27.54%
Hewlett-Packard 20.36%
Toshiba 13.17%
Sony 11.98%
Gateway 10.78%
ASUS 7.19%
Acer 4.19%
Lenovo 1.20%
Intel 1.20%
American Megatrends 0.60%
Packard Bell 0.60%
Samsung 0.60%
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