6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 1.84%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 13.32%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 4.30%
6.00.2900.6287 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.120828-1631) 0.01%
6.00.2900.5512 (xpsp.080413-2105) 0.87%
6.00.2900.5512 (xpsp.080413-2105) 0.01%
6.00.2900.3698 (xpsp_sp2_qfe.100416-1708) 0.01%
6.00.2900.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 0.01%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 53.68%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 0.01%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 3.79%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 22.13%



Shell Doc Object and Control Library by Microsoft

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


shdocvw.dll has 12 known versions, the most recent one is 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255). The average file size is about 1 MB. Some variations of the file have been seen to be installed with the program AATranslator from Suite Spot Studios.

What is shdocvw.dll?

Shdocvw.dll provides functionality such as navigation and history, and is commonly referred to as the WebBrowser control. This DLL exposes ActiveX Control interfaces, enabling you to easily host the DLL in a Windows application using frameworks such as Microsoft Visual Basic, Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC), Active Template Library (ATL), or Microsoft .NET Windows Forms. When your application hosts the WebBrowser control, it obtains all the functionality of Internet Explorer except for the us

About shdocvw.dll (from Microsoft)

Internet Explorer is designed to make it easy to browse and interact with websites on your intranet or on the Internet.


File name:shdocvw.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Shell Doc Object and Control Library
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\shdocvw.dll
Original name:SHDOCVW.DLL.MUI

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Shell Doc Object and Control Library.)
Suite Spot Studios
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(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of shdocvw.dll, select a unique version for details.)
Internet Explorer bars
  • CLSID: {EFA24E64-B078-11D0-89E4-00C04FC9E26E}
  • CLSID: {4D5C8C25-D075-11d0-B416-00C04FB90376}
Copy hook handlers
  • CDF
Approved shell extensions
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • 'Explorer Band' with CLSID {EFA24E64-B078-11d0-89E4-00C04FC9E26E}
  • 'CDF Extension Copy Hook' with CLSID {67EA19A0-CCEF-11d0-8024-00C04FD75D13}
  • 'IE4 Suite Splash Screen' with CLSID {A2B0DD40-CC59-11d0-A3A5-00C04FD706EC}
  • 'Search Assistant OC' with CLSID {9461b922-3c5a-11d2-bf8b-00c04fb93661}
  • 'ISFBand OC' with CLSID {131A6951-7F78-11D0-A979-00C04FD705A2}
  • 'Microsoft Browser Architecture' with CLSID {A5E46E3A-8849-11D1-9D8C-00C04FC99D61}
  • 'Shell Automation Inproc Service' with CLSID {0A89A860-D7B1-11CE-8350-444553540000}
  • 'History Band' with CLSID {EFA24E62-B078-11d0-89E4-00C04FC9E26E}
  • 'Favorites Band' with CLSID {EFA24E61-B078-11d0-89E4-00C04FC9E26E}
  • '系統管理工具' with CLSID {D20EA4E1-3957-11d2-A40B-0C5020524153}
  • 'Fonts' with CLSID {D20EA4E1-3957-11d2-A40B-0C5020524152}
  • '電子郵件' with CLSID {2559a1f5-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}
  • '網際網路' with CLSID {2559a1f4-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}
  • '執行...' with CLSID {2559a1f3-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}
  • '說明及支援' with CLSID {2559a1f2-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}
  • '說明及支援' with CLSID {2559a1f1-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}
  • '搜尋' with CLSID {2559a1f0-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}
  • 'Set Program Access and Defaults' with CLSID {2559a1f7-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}

VersionsAll file variations of shdocvw.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
e07b77c3bdc82a024e294fb67abfeda0 064a90d1207fd883243a3a53e315a9b8003e653c 175.5 KB
c4f40f6cacd796a8e16671d0e9a2f319 0881ae2a2fd3c5f03654410c474e5a25317942b2 192 KB
be247ae996a9fde007a27b51413a6c79 bc159a6bcfce331624901f130e50f797fe51a1cd 175.5 KB
8b71e86226f38dab642f38cccd867b43 06a1956b01fbd2afddf3f6f6ecb20d6c4818622a 1.44 MB
25ef8a36c9e3b90d2d737831250e2037 3c2eab2a489e3f815ece16204b39b7476ee52992 1.43 MB
507fb3f7869978a397bf222f02062702 2eb7d05e7ef93d2cc7a54a73cddfbd56e967fb3d 1.43 MB
dc4d138ca156c9ce0f4305a172af9041 ffb88c1adbb0d33c4ce6d5c0882ecbbc78b61c45 1.44 MB
39f87acc0357573c7b36eee1d01a9092 fbc6977ebcc7dbf4626df1399d6a78ba34eddd16 1.41 MB
167ac31450c0c53a01fa1491e94d7678 e6069bd77c4040ad7bc820373ebd79abcf9b7dea 1.03 MB
091d06854d0024dee0c882383e49a6f7 b3a5e24234f101d2f827d5382206ba2fc328be51 1.14 MB
a4b7d7f3675b7c4490c066a4829cb26d f6d32ba7d2c20653e5496d350c5b0a878e2dbae2 1.02 MB
9dcaa0f7d8ec0c07bbbe724041db7ac5 5d57794b8dfd586ecf6aeae382cba2325f713f99 1.15 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows Vista Home Premium 93.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 0.75%
Windows 7 Home Basic 0.75%
Windows 7 Professional 0.50%
Windows 7 Starter 0.25%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 69.50% of Shell Doc Object and Control Library.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 37.00%
Hewlett-Packard 26.00%
ASUS 22.69%
Toshiba 12.22%
Acer 1.05%
Lenovo 0.70%
Samsung 0.35%
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