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What is pfshellextension.dll?

Part of Protected Folder by IObit

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How is pfshellextension.dll loaded?

Context menu handler - pfshellextension.dll is typically associtated with identifier name of PfMenu. 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 - pfshellextension.dll has a CLSID (globally unique identifier) of {2F844462-7CB8-489C-828C-32A6422506AF} with and identifier of PfMenu. 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.
Protected Folder is loaded by:

Community

What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the pfshellextension.dll file.Of the 0.4% of pfshellextension.dll users, 49.0% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\iobit\protected folder\pfshellextension.dll

Are there other versions of Protected Folder?

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: pfshellextension.dll
Publisher: IObit (verified)
Name: Protected Folder
Description: Protected Folder Shell Extension
Version: 4.2.0.0
Product version: 1.2.0.0
Size: 94.98 KB
Original file name: PfShellExtension.dll

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/7/2009
Expiration date: 1/4/2013

Context menu handler details

Name: PfMenu

Approved shell extension details

CLSID: {2F844462-7CB8-489C-828C-32A6422506AF}
Command: PfMenu

Image hashes

MD5: e257d33de838fe9a611b57efbbfd0cc7
SHA-1: 4ca63c423e2248e467c72694c2485a474f1bfe99

PE image details

File packed: No
Import Table
advapi32.dll
gdi32.dll
kernel32.dll
ole32.dll
shell32.dll
shlwapi.dll
user32.dll
Export Table
dllcanunloadnow
dllgetclassobject
dllinstall
dllregisterserver
dllunregisterserver
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