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What is fencesmenu.dll?

Part of Fences by Stardock

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How does fencesmenu.dll run?

Process - fencesmenu.dll is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does fencesmenu.dll start?

Shared task scheduler - fencesmenu.dll has a CLSID (globally unique identifier) of {1984DD45-52CF-49cd-AB77-18F378FEA264}. Applications entries registered with the Shared Task Scheduler run automatically when you start windows. This currently only supports XP, NT, 2000 Windows OS.
Context menu handler - fencesmenu.dll is typically associtated with identifier name of FencesShellExt. 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.
Approved shell extension - fencesmenu.dll has a CLSID (globally unique identifier) of {1984DD45-52CF-49cd-AB77-18F378FEA264} with and identifier of FencesShlExt. 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.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the fencesmenu.dll process running.Of the 0.4% of fencesmenu.dll users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is fencesmenu.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.
         15 GDI objects10.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\stardock\fences\fencesmenu.dll

Are there other versions of Fences?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: fencesmenu.dll
Publisher: Stardock (verified)
Name: Fences
Description: Stardock Fences Shell Extension
Size: 468.17 KB
Original file name: FencesMenu.dll

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: The USERTRUST Network
Effective date: 10/13/2008
Expiration date: 10/14/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0004880114%
Privileged CPU: 0.0004880114%
User CPU: 0%
Privileged CPU time: 31.25 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 166,818,780
CPU cycle count /min: 404,919
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 56.66 MB
Peak committed memory: 57.93 MB
Paged memory: 3.13 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.18 MB
Paged system memory: 115.02 KB
Non-paged system memory: 4.71 KB
Working set memory: 236 KB
Peak working set memory: 4.01 MB
Min working set memory: 72 KB
Private memory: 3.13 MB
Page faults: 1,499
Page faults /min: 4
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 15
Peak GDI objects: 16
USER objects: 6
Peak USER objects: 9
Handle count average: 68
Thread count average: 1
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Process Command
"C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe" "C:\Program Files\Stardock\Fences\FencesMenu.dll",StartFences

Shared task scheduler details

CLSID: {1984DD45-52CF-49cd-AB77-18F378FEA264}

Context menu handler details

Name: FencesShellExt

Approved shell extension details

CLSID: {1984DD45-52CF-49cd-AB77-18F378FEA264}
Command: FencesShlExt

Image hashes

MD5: 55611351b607d4605abf5da2116f5180
SHA-1: dac94d4b5fd0c359eade4de86d710cc420c3118d
SHA-256: 565cb60583b4ed18949b82ffc5fbefbc174dc086cb3913bfd8bd205324fbe7b0

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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