What is it?
Ad-Aware is an anti-spyware and anti-virus program developed by Lavasoft that detects and removes malware, spyware and adware on a user's computer. According to Lavasoft, Ad-Aware detects spyware, computer viruses, dialers, Trojans, bots, rootkits, data miners, aggressive advertising, parasites, browser hijackers, and tracking components.
Description of shellext.dll from Lavasoft Limited
“Built upon our legendary anti-spyware and antivirus protection, Ad-Aware real-time web-filtering technology safeguards your PC against phishing attacks and online scams, allowing you to stay protected on social networks and giving you the confidence you need to shop and bank online. It now features download protection (blocks malicious files before being written to disk), sandboxing (keeps unknown apps running in a virtual environment) and advanced detection.”
How is shellext.dll loaded?
|What is the community is seeing?||What is the community is doing?|
|About 0.6% of all Boost users have the shellext.dll file.||Of the 0.6% of shellext.dll users, 10.0% have disabled it.|
Typical file (disk image) location:
Are there other versions of Shell Extension ...?
Why are multiple of the same versions listed?
What else is related?
What Windows OS versions does this run on?
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
About Lavasoft Limited
Lavasoft is a software development company that produces anti‐spyware software, including Ad‐Aware. The company offers a free, downloadable version of Ad‐Aware More...
File name: shellext.dll
Name: Shell Extension
Description: Shell Extension
Version: 9, 0, 1, 0
Size: 481.78 KB
Original file name: ShellExt.dll
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 1/27/2011
Expiration date: 1/27/2013
Context menu handler details
PE image details
File entropy: 5.99376
File packed: No