What is comctl32.dll?

comctl32.dll is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the comctl32.dll version information.

comctl32.dll's description is "User Experience Controls Library"

comctl32.dll is digitally signed by Microsoft Windows.

comctl32.dll is usually located in the 'C:\Windows\WinSxS\amd64_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.7601.17514_none_fa396087175ac9ac\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about comctl32.dll.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on comctl32.dll:

PropertyValue
Product nameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionUser Experience Controls Library
Internal namecomctl32
Original filenamecomctl32.DLL.MUI
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Product version6.1.7600.16385
File version6.10 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)

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

Product nameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionUser Experience Controls Library
Internal namecomctl32
Original filenamecomctl32.DLL.MUI
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights..
Product version6.1.7600.16385
File version6.10 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)

Digital signatures [?]

comctl32.dll has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMicrosoft Windows
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Windows Verification PCA
Certificate serial number6115230f00000000000a

VirusTotal report

None of the 47 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the comctl32.dll file.

None of the 47 anti-virus programs detected the comctl32.dll file.

Folder name variants

comctl32.dll may also be located in other folders than C:\Windows\WinSxS\amd64_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.7601.17514_none_fa396087175ac9ac\. The most common variants are listed below:

Other files also named comctl32.dll

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD57fa8fdc2c2a27817fd0f624e78d3b50c
SHA2567b63f6aa2cd6d4d07ea3c595b868b1a0749bb11620027a2bd9b935e3055481e4

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