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What is filerecovershellext.dll?

Part of Performance Toolkit File Recover by PC Tools

What is it?

Performance Toolkit File Recover Shell extension for PC Tools Security.
Description of filerecovershellext.dll from PC Tools
You want your PC to work faster, but you don't want to spend countless hours tweaking system settings. PC Tools Performance Toolkit is a fresh, new experience; combining the trusted, powerful tools you need with the simplicity you want. Meet Registry Mechanic's bigger brother. PC Tools Performance Toolkit contains simple tools to revitalize and bring back that new PC feeling. PC Tools Performance Toolkit has you covered so you don't lose those important files, folders, photos, or even entire hard drives.
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How is filerecovershellext.dll loaded?

Approved shell extension - filerecovershellext.dll has a CLSID (globally unique identifier) of {888D6A88-B963-4b91-AA11-DF9848EEC0DF}. 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 0.3% of all Boost users have the filerecovershellext.dll file.Of the 0.3% of filerecovershellext.dll users, 16.7% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\pc tools utilities\tools\fr\filerecovershellext.dll

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)

About PC Tools

PC Tools develops and publishes security and utility software for consumers and enterprises markets. Its products include Spyware Doctor, which provides spyware More...
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File details

File name: filerecovershellext.dll
Publisher: PC Tools (verified)
Name: Performance Toolkit File Recover
Description: Performance Toolkit File Recover Shell extension
Size: 245.97 KB
Original file name: File RecoverShellExt.dll

Digital certificate

Issued to: PC Tools
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 7/9/2009
Expiration date: 8/15/2012

Approved shell extension details

CLSID: {888D6A88-B963-4b91-AA11-DF9848EEC0DF}

Image hashes

MD5: 2d64a3dfc4280c2292f0cad538c5db80
SHA-1: ba9c55d659e3890621a9b6f223b2c7da203bc34f
SHA-256: 0f7f35e47f0e3e85eaf38eb5859c571d6d4696aef34f237490ee96dd91dfef1d

PE image details

File entropy: 6.14429
File packed: No
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