11.00.9600.16428 (winblue_gdr.131013-1700) 48.48%
11.00.9600.16428 (winblue_gdr.131013-1700) 1.52%
11.00.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 45.45%
11.00.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 1.52%
11.00.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp_ie.130626-2110) 0.38%
11.00.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 2.27%
11.00.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.38%



Internet Explorer by Microsoft

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


url.dll has 7 known versions, the most recent one is 11.00.9600.16428 (winblue_gdr.131013-1700). During installation the program adds a job to the Task Scheduler that will runs on registration. The average file size is about 228.86 KB. This is a .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR) assembly.


File name:url.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Internet Explorer
Description:Internet Shortcut Shell Extension DLL
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\url.dll


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of url.dll, select a unique version for details.)
Shell open commands
  • mailto
  • telnet
Scheduled tasks
  • The job 'LIFECHAT_MESSENGER_HELP_WEB_PAGE' runs on registration in the path '\LIFECHAT_MESSENGER_HELP_WEB_PAGE'
  • The task 'Microsoft_Hardware_Launch_rundll32_exe' runs on registration in the path '\Microsoft_Hardware_Launch_rundll32_exe'
  • The job 'Go to RoboForm Install page' runs on registration in the path '\Go to RoboForm Install page'
  • The job 'Open URL by RoboForm' runs on registration in the path '\Open URL by RoboForm'

VersionsAll file variations of url.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
c92173481a58935be15172079cf122b8 85ac4dcb5c776c48438d195e480b5ca4eecfe87b 230 KB
cfce4eff1d6d909ee2ea3afcb8f1e677 f90a3a8faf91aad5beec1a363e1f90a91adc9b9b 228 KB
ce1b85833483e1d2e8f780c66f1b9ac8 66c0ba1b31a88da3f254f97c78472c706b55edcb 230 KB
d16a209803e172dc9525fa531907d124 a3c25a20722ea601724a1e05499dd6dff8e9cff1 228 KB
7bdcd87ff4aee2ee5632c1833f89caa8 552d4dd6c04d3421ddd5b8f3ac8b87b9807dfa11 228 KB
561a084eb22037697bbff6ef1547313d 6c25a61762c8840fc9de8d50a0be236e9e38b690 230 KB
c64364cd7ff4bb8f54fd5b477ba1d7d0 584209a48ae8d447bf9d9655982f5881d9ab08f2 228 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.97%
Windows 8.1 27.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.07%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.31%
Windows 7 Professional 5.34%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 3.82%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 2.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview 1.53%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.15%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 1.15%
Windows 8.1 Single Language Preview 0.76%
Windows 8.1 N 0.38%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 0.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview with Media Center 0.38%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 49.81% of Internet Explorer.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 20.73%
Hewlett-Packard 20.12%
ASUS 18.29%
Acer 11.59%
Toshiba 9.76%
Lenovo 8.54%
Sony 5.49%
Samsung 1.52%
Alienware 1.52%
Medion 1.22%
Sahara 0.30%
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