What is WPDShServiceObj.dll?

WPDShServiceObj.dll is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the WPDShServiceObj.dll version information.

WPDShServiceObj.dll's description is "Windows Portable Device Shell Service Object"

WPDShServiceObj.dll is digitally signed by Microsoft Windows Component Publisher.

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

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about WPDShServiceObj.dll.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on WPDShServiceObj.dll:

Product nameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionWindows Portable Device Shell Service Object
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Product version5.2.5721.5145
File version5.2.5721.5145 (WMP_11.061018-2006)

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionWindows Portable Device Shell Servic..
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights..
Product version5.2.5721.5145
File version5.2.5721.5145 (WMP_11.061018-2006)

Digital signatures [?]

WPDShServiceObj.dll has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameMicrosoft Windows Component Publisher
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA
Certificate serial number6110c352000000000003

VirusTotal report

None of the 52 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the WPDShServiceObj.dll file.

None of the 52 anti-virus programs detected the WPDShServiceObj.dll file.

Folder name variants

WPDShServiceObj.dll may also be located in other folders than C:\WINDOWS\system32\. The most common variants are listed below:

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

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Roger Karlsson writes

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WPDShServiceObj.dll was added to my system during the installation of Windows Media Player 11.

# 12 Nov 2009, 2:21

GGirl writes

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From Neuber.com
The Windows Portable Device Shell Service Object is a component of the Microsoft Windows operating system that provides system support for portable devices such as MP3 players, smartphones and digital cameras. Like other components of Windows itself, it should not be terminated, or errors may occur when you use your system.

If you want a detailed security rating about your WPDShServiceObj.dll (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager.

Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!

# 8 May 2012, 21:30

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