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What is hrfsshellextension.dll?

Part of Trend Micro SafeSync by Trend Micro

What is it?

HRFS Shell Extension is part of Trend Micro Anti-Malware Solution Platform which provides antivirus and and antimalware detection and removal.
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How is hrfsshellextension.dll loaded?

Context menu handler - hrfsshellextension.dll is typically associtated with identifier name of HrfsShellExtension. Windows Explorer displays a context menu for a file object when it is clicked with the right mouse button. This context menu allows various operations to be performed on the file object from within Explorer, like printing it or opening it with another program.
Trend Micro SafeSync is loaded by:


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the hrfsshellextension.dll file.Of the 0.2% of hrfsshellextension.dll users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is the loaded module hrfsshellextension.dll?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
          0.00026753% CPU22.3%
Average thread CPU utilization across all loaded modules is 0.00120%.
     1 context switches/sec6.7%
Average context switches for all programs is 15 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\trend micro safesync\hrfsshellextension.dll

Are there other versions of Trend Micro SafeSync?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Trend Micro Inc.

Trend Micro Inc. is a Japanese security software company. It is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and markets Trend Micro Internet Security, Trend Micro Worry-Fre More...
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File details

File name: hrfsshellextension.dll
Publisher: Trend Micro Inc. (verified)
Name: Trend Micro SafeSync
Description: HRFS Shell Extension
Product version:
Size: 2.37 MB
Original file name: HrfsShellExtension.dll

Digital certificate

Issued to: Trend Micro
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 1/30/2011
Expiration date: 2/16/2012

Resource utilization

Total CPU: 0.0002675297%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001528741%
User CPU: 0.0001146556%
CPU Cycle count /sec: 52,055
Context switches /sec: 1
Module memory size: 2.42 MB

Context menu handler details

Name: HrfsShellExtension

Image hashes

MD5: 0c33a252b3456d193b9d1f45cd533a5c
SHA-1: 00b6f6dcd6168a1fbc2584d2789fc471158000f9

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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