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What is shext.dll?

Part of VirusScan Enterprise by McAfee

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How is shext.dll loaded?

Context menu handler - shext.dll is typically associtated with identifier name of VirusScan. 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.
VirusScan Enterprise is loaded by:

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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 shext.dll file.Of the 0.1% of shext.dll users, 31.0% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\mcafee\virusscan enterprise\x64\shext.dll

Are there other versions of VirusScan Enterprise?

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)

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File details

File name: shext.dll
Publisher: McAfee, Inc. (verified)
Name: VirusScan Enterprise
Description: Shell Extension
Version: 8.7.0.570
Product version: 8.7.0
Size: 30.81 KB

Digital certificate

Issued to: McAfee
Certificate authority: VeriSign

Context menu handler details

Name: VirusScan

Image hashes

MD5: 3b825b97cbaa19048b2d549fb331bd08
SHA-1: a48ec17bd71563156be9cf2c36092341734162f4
SHA-256: 10a2f1d1ddd19fa006eec5b352c4cb40cb134574fac09e78cc4e55bfcb7cf7d7

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
CLR NGENed: No
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
Import Table
advapi32.dll
gdi32.dll
kernel32.dll
lz32.dll
msvcrt.dll
shell32.dll
user32.dll
Export Table
dllcanunloadnow
dllgetclassobject
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