Common Dialogs DLL by Microsoft

Remove comdlg32.dll
Version:   6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
MD5:   4aa2a0e26cef1a803741253dcf9a1503
SHA1:   ceac9d961ff342d2bcb75d803a86ea10c5029170
SHA256:   8718bf6dc8678bdc5af627f82d14e2d857d94a760529ff00f1d7b066f46ca832
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is comdlg32.dll?

Windows common dialogs are a set of libraries to display common dialogs within a software program. The Microsoft Windows common dialogs consist of the Open File, Save File, Open Folder, Find and Replace, Print, Page Setup, Font, and Color dialog boxes. Common dialogs help give users a consistent experience across different programs and also help give users an efficient, enjoyable experience.

About comdlg32.dll (from Microsoft)

Common Dialog/Direct is a new DLL or class library which shows how to completely replace COMDLG32.OCX through Visual Basic code. The main advantage of this is you no longer need to put a control on a


File name:comdlg32.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Common Dialogs DLL
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\comdlg32.dll
Original name:comdlg32.dll.mui
File version:6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
Product version:6.0.6000.16386
Size:440 KB (450,560 bytes)
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File packed:No
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Approved shell extensions
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • 'File Save Dialog' with CLSID {C0B4E2F3-BA21-4773-8DBA-335EC946EB8B}
  • 'File Open Dialog' with CLSID {DC1C5A9C-E88A-4dde-A5A1-60F82A20AEF7}

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows Vista Home Premium 79.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 10.00%
Windows Vista Business 5.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 5.00%
Windows 7 Professional 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 70.92% of Common Dialogs DLL.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 27.12%
Hewlett-Packard 19.66%
Sony 13.56%
Toshiba 12.20%
Gateway 10.85%
ASUS 6.78%
Acer 4.75%
Lenovo 1.36%
Intel 1.36%
American Megatrends 0.68%
Packard Bell 0.68%
Samsung 0.68%
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