What is SHELL32.dll?

SHELL32.dll is part of Операционная система Microsoft® Windows® and developed by Корпорация Майкрософт according to the SHELL32.dll version information.

SHELL32.dll's description is "Общая библиотека оболочки Windows"

SHELL32.dll is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\' folder.

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Product nameОперационная система Microsoft® Windows®
Company nameКорпорация Майкрософт
File descriptionОбщая библиотека оболочки Windows
Internal nameSHELL32
Original filenameSHELL32.DLL
Legal copyright© Корпорация Майкрософт. Все права защищены.
Product version6.00.2900.6242
File version6.00.2900.6242 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.120608-1644)

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Product name
Company name
File descriptionОбщая библиотека об..
Internal nameSHELL32
Original filenameSHELL32.DLL
Legal copyright© Корпорация Майкро..
Product version6.00.2900.6242
File version6.00.2900.6242 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.120608-..

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