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What is sbdrop.dll?

Part of Sidebar droptarget by Microsoft

(sbdrop.dll is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How is sbdrop.dll loaded?

Context menu handler - sbdrop.dll is typically associtated with identifier name of Gadgets. 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 - sbdrop.dll has a CLSID (globally unique identifier) of {6b9228da-9c15-419e-856c-19e768a13bdc} with and identifier of Windows gadget DropTarget. 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.
Sidebar droptarget is loaded by:


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the sbdrop.dll file.Of the 0.4% of sbdrop.dll users, less than 1% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\windows sidebar\sbdrop.dll

Are there other versions of Sidebar droptarget?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7600.0)
Windows Seven Black Edition (6.1.7600.0)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.196608)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Microsoft Windows XP (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: sbdrop.dll
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Sidebar droptarget
Description: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Product version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 85.5 KB
Original file name: sbdrop
Windows file protection: Yes

Context menu handler details

Name: Gadgets

Approved shell extension details

CLSID: {6b9228da-9c15-419e-856c-19e768a13bdc}
Command: Windows gadget DropTarget

Image hashes

MD5: ab11cefe591909a85e98e27a230807c7
SHA-1: 841923885229686a2d789c30bfa541b0002ba677
SHA-256: 6bc521bc1de4cdb47972a3c1af86d594f60fd451ca8e62d982cbc00f69d637c8

PE image details

File entropy: 6.73678
File packed: No
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