Portable Devices Shell Extension by Microsoft

Remove wpdshext.dll
Version:   6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
MD5:   689c2a3b8c6cbc64e6959c7c858b742c
SHA1:   5cd6d57de4e021a5cc4594610f0519c344a61c80
SHA256:   0e1423c308602fdfae95eeb0d80fe4e1046b142ee49577e0c51c0a1a6029eebf
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


wpdshext.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process. This version is designed to run on Windows Vista.


File name:wpdshext.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Portable Devices Shell Extension
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\wpdshext.dll
Original name:wpdshext.dll.mui
File version:6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
Product version:6.0.6000.16386
Size:2.42 MB (2,537,472 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'
  • 'Portable Devices' with CLSID {35786D3C-B075-49b9-88DD-029876E11C01}
  • 'Portable Devices Menu' with CLSID {D6791A63-E7E2-4fee-BF52-5DED8E86E9B8}

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Microsoft Windows XP 58.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 26.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 3.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.00%
Windows Vista Business 2.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.00%
Windows 7 Professional 1.00%
Windows 8.1 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 46.19% of Portable Devices Shell Extension.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 33.82%
Hewlett-Packard 13.60%
Toshiba 11.03%
ASUS 8.82%
Compaq 7.35%
Intel 5.88%
American Megatrends 5.15%
Acer 2.94%
Lenovo 2.94%
Sahara 2.21%
Sony 1.47%
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