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What is btmshell.dll?

Part of Intel PROSet\Wireless Bluetooth by Intel

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How does btmshell.dll run?

Process - btmshell.dll is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. btmshell.dll is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does btmshell.dll start?

Startup files (all users) run - btmshell.dll is registered with the run identifier 'BTMTrayAgent' and the execution command 'rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Intel\Bluetooth\btmshell.dll",TrayApp' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.
Approved shell extension - btmshell.dll has a CLSID (globally unique identifier) of {9D843851-50AA-46EE-829A-784DEBA4716C} with and identifier of Bluetooth Property Page Extension. When the system detects that the user is downloading an external program that runs as part of the Windows user interface, the system searches for a digital certificate or requests that the user approve the action. If you enable this policy, Windows only starts approved programs.
Context menu handler - btmshell.dll is typically associtated with identifier name of BTMSentToExt. 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.
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What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the btmshell.dll process running.Of the 0.1% of btmshell.dll users, 30.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is btmshell.dll?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
          3.13 MB RAM14.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              36 GDI objects24.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
 1 context switches/sec1.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\intel\bluetooth\btmshell.dll

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What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: btmshell.dll
Publisher: Intel Corporation (verified)
Name: Intel PROSet\Wireless Bluetooth
Description: Bluetooth Shell Extension
Size: 10.88 MB
Original file name: btmshell.dll

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Intel Corporation

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001278004%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001278004%
User CPU: 0%
Privileged CPU time: 624004 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 380,589,149
Context switches /sec: 1
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 98.57 MB
Peak committed memory: 104.09 MB
Paged memory: 3.13 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.62 MB
Paged system memory: 192.87 KB
Non-paged system memory: 11.31 KB
Working set memory: 10.48 MB
Peak working set memory: 10.63 MB
Min working set memory: 10.43 MB
Private memory: 3.13 MB
Page faults: 3,445
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 134
Total read transfer: 3.25 KB
Total other operations: 1,579
Total other transfer: 11.01 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 36
Peak GDI objects: 47
USER objects: 24
Peak USER objects: 29
Handle count average: 138
Thread count average: 3

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe" "C:\Program Files\Intel\Bluetooth\btmshell.dll",TrayApp

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: BTMTrayAgent
Command: rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Intel\Bluetooth\btmshell.dll",TrayApp

Approved shell extension details

CLSID: {0A7D34C2-E9DA-48A1-9E34-0CDFC2DE3B44}
Command: Bluetooth Send To Wizard

Context menu handler details

Name: BTMSentToExt

Image hashes

MD5: 7a72f2e6ee736e99271f3cfec0e71c10
SHA-1: 16f9df69500b9a897c3f1f4c0bd61370a2baafd2
SHA-256: 0221b870f6c3c8dab458aa727273593d35af305cbffb4e3bd2f0a3e89d8be9d3

PE image details

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