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What is dtshellhlp.exe?

Part of DAEMON Tools Pro by DT Soft Ltd

What is it?

DAEMON Tools Shell Extensions Helper is part of DAEMON Tools (short for Disk And Execution MONitor tools) is a virtual drive and optical disc authoring program for Microsoft Windows. The program claims to be able to defeat most copy protection schemes such as SafeDisc and SecuROM. It is currently compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Description of dtshellhlp.exe from DT Soft Ltd
Use variety of tools to work with image files, emulate up to 32 virtual SCSI drives and 2 virtual IDE devices and much more with advanced product possibilities. You can also burn disc images to all types of media: CD/DVD/HD DVD or Blu-ray. All you need working with images is in one application.
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How does dtshellhlp.exe run?

Process - dtshellhlp.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. dtshellhlp.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).


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About 0.5% of all Boost users have the dtshellhlp.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of dtshellhlp.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dtshellhlp.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00097% CPU9664.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.67 MB RAM21.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
54 GDI objects36.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\daemon tools pro\dtshellhlp.exe

Are there other versions of DAEMON Tools Pro?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by DAEMON Tools Pro.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

About DT Soft Ltd

DAEMON Tools (short for Disk And Execution MONitor tools) is a virtual drive and optical disc authoring program for Microsoft Windows. DAEMON Tools was original More...
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File details

File name: dtshellhlp.exe
Publisher: DT Soft Ltd (verified)
Name: DAEMON Tools Pro
Description: DAEMON Tools Shell Extensions Helper
Size: 2.62 MB
Original file name: DTShellHlp.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: DT Soft Ltd
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 11/4/2009
Expiration date: 11/4/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0012391468%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002726695%
User CPU: 0.00096647729207%
Privileged CPU time: 518729.8 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 13 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,262,302,858
CPU cycle count /min: 13,085
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 89.57 MB
Peak committed memory: 94.04 MB
Paged memory: 4.67 MB
Peak paged memory: 4.79 MB
Paged system memory: 158.33 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.66 KB
Working set memory: 6.08 MB
Peak working set memory: 15.8 MB
Min working set memory: 5.88 MB
Private memory: 4.67 MB
Page faults: 5,530
Page faults /min: 3
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 203
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 30.82 KB
Read transfer /min: 40 Bytes
Total write operations: 155
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 46.57 KB
Write transfer /min: 59 Bytes
Total other operations: 2,130
Other operations /min: 2
Total other transfer: 38.86 KB
Other Transfer /min: 22 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 54
Peak GDI objects: 54
USER objects: 4
Peak USER objects: 4
Handle count average: 153
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTShellHlp.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Daemon Tools Pro\DTShellHlp.exe"
"C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTShellHlp.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 9e86c875c63ff6fc2e7a88963a980167
SHA-1: e95a074f21c853635f23fe449d3806c129a2942b
SHA-256: 46d8b3fe836c5afc549bf19f78bf0e462ec2efa8c09ac0fe9a86076f136cdbdd

PE image details

File packed: No
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