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Distributed File System shell extension

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Since you decided to visit this page, chances are you’re either looking for dfsshlex.dll file, or a way to fix the “dfsshlex.dll is missing” error. Look through the information below, which explains how to resolve your issue. On this page, you can download the dfsshlex.dll file as well.

What is DfsShlEx.dll?

DfsShlEx.dll a DLL (Dynamic Link Library) file, developed by Microsoft, which is referred to essential system files of the Windows OS. It usually contains a set of procedures and driver functions, which may be applied by Windows.

What is DfsShlEx.dll used for?

DfsShlEx.dll file, also known as Distributed File System shell extension, is commonly associated with Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. It is an essential component, which ensures that Windows programs operate properly. Thus, if the dfsshlex.dll file is missing, it may negatively affect the work of the associated software.

What is DfsShlEx.dll is missing error mean?

There are multiple reasons that may cause dfsshlex.dll errors. These include Windows registry issues, malicious software, faulty applications, etc.

Error messages related to the dfsshlex.dll file can also indicate that the file has been incorrectly installed, corrupted or removed.

Other common dfsshlex.dll errors include:

  • “dfsshlex.dll is missing”
  • “dfsshlex.dll error loading”
  • “dfsshlex.dll crash”
  • “dfsshlex.dll was not found”
  • “dfsshlex.dll could not be located”
  • “dfsshlex.dll Access Violation”
  • “The procedure entry point dfsshlex.dll error”
  • “Cannot find dfsshlex.dll”
  • “Cannot register dfsshlex.dll”
dfsshlex.dll - System Error The program can`t start because dfsshlex.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix problem.

How to fix DfsShlEx.dll missing error?

If the “dfsshlex.dll is missing” error occurs, you may use one of the methods below – manual or automatic – to solve the problem. The manual method assumes that you download the dfsshlex.dll file and put it inside the game/application installation folder, while the second method is much easier as it allows you to automatically fix the error with minimum effort.

Method 1: Download DfsShlEx.dll

Search through available versions of dfsshlex.dll from the list below, select the correct file and press the “Download” link. If you cannot decide which version to choose, read the article below or use the automatic method to resolve the issue

DfsShlEx.dll, 11 available versions

Bits & Version File size Checksums
32bit 6.3.9600.16384 54.5 KB
MD5 32a803f0024d029b7b7a5d70b755343d
SHA1 ae2e3000c244e5d9075996825b33be3a32408238
32bit 6.2.9200.16384 53.0 KB
MD5 d2c561d8937c0616172e4ab6c965b90f
SHA1 39cbe6e59fc935b4e0b92bad595c2e1cdb58f631
32bit 6.1.7600.16385 53.0 KB
MD5 04973c82d4be968ebd3554d059325c8b
SHA1 e6727af297137db661140f46948be276e10c8335
32bit 6.0.6001.18000 52.5 KB
MD5 25689b65734d65e4e73256b3d6842c1a
SHA1 f2640985e3c9d7a2d2f93dabde15ca48ce13f86e
64bit 6.0.6001.18000 66.0 KB
MD5 9f4d1741796069ccf3fd9acc93e85c71
SHA1 d4add67027c57884c6510afda729f95583fc501b
32bit 5.1.2600.5512 28.0 KB
MD5 4fc98a8956132d6a9cfe0f4c70bfd437
SHA1 122eeac6c3047562e5bfbcfc47505ac4bf2dbf73
32bit 5.1.2600.2180 28.0 KB
MD5 dc1de0a621a144dbf06906599aeeb4a6
SHA1 625a0051090adf4fbf060531a7e98ed548632c03
64bit 10.0.14393.0 66.0 KB
MD5 7576f31eb2c1346c2ba041d369ea2fd5
SHA1 393f25bad7e024b0d38afc22ebaff5245b75c3b9
32bit 10.0.14393.0 56.0 KB
MD5 b8a05128c3fd3ee29346a2d49568fe43
SHA1 98251f3fb51df1d5a2218ab337a8bdc0229dc0e2
64bit 10.0.10586.0 67.5 KB
MD5 36445e1008e5fae1555b97b3bf2d6c88
SHA1 f1edad67a93a8cdd9cc266a3e2b68c15785168c1
32bit 10.0.10586.0 56.0 KB
MD5 918ed35ff1a7045157591712368f473f
SHA1 27f49df6d23f7fb04c1c3524c2560a6039f6410b

How to choose the correct version of DfsShlEx.dll?

First, look through descriptions in the table above and select the proper file for your program. Pay attention to whether it’s a 64-, or 32-bit file, as well as the language it uses. For 64-bit programs, use 64-bit files if they are listed above.

It’s best to choose those dll files which language corresponds to the language of your program, if possible. We also recommend downloading the latest versions of dll files for an up-to-date functionality.

Where to place the DfsShlEx.dll file?

To repair the “dfsshlex.dll is missing” error, put the file inside the application/game installation folder. Alternatively, you can place the dfsshlex.dll file within the Windows system directory.

How to register DfsShlEx.dll?

If putting the missing dfsshlex.dll file into the proper directory doesn’t solve the problem, you’ll have to register it. To do so, copy your DLL file to the C:\Windows\System32 folder, and open a command prompt with admin rights. There, type “regsvr32 dfsshlex.dll” and press Enter.

Method 2: Fix the missing DfsShlEx.dll error automatically

With WikiDll Fixer you can automatically repair dfsshlex.dll errors. The utility will not only download the correct version of dfsshlex.dll for absolutely free and suggest the right directory to install it but also resolve other issues related to the dfsshlex.dll file.
  • Step 1: Click the “Download App. ” button to get an automatic tool, provided by WikiDll.
  • Step 2: Install the utility by following simple installation instructions.
  • Step 3: Launch the program to fix your dfsshlex.dll errors and other issues.
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Method 3: Update drivers to restore missing .dll files

Driver updates for the Windows operating system, as well as for network adapters, monitors, printers, etc., can be independently downloaded and installed from the Windows Update Center or by using specialized utilities.

OPTION 1 - Automatic Device Drivers Update

Outbyte Driver Updater automatically updates drivers on Windows. Routine driver updates are now a thing of the past!
  • Step 1: Download the Outbyte Driver Updater
  • Step 2: Install the application
  • Step 3: Launch the app
  • Step 4: Driver Updater will scan your system for outdated and missing drivers
  • Step 5: Click Update to automatically update all drivers

OPTION 2 - Manually Update Device Drivers

  • Step 1: Go to Taskbar' search box - write Device Manager - choose Device Manager
  • Step 2: Select a category to look at the devices' names - make right-click the one that needs to be updated
  • Step 3: Choose Search automatically for updated driver software
  • Step 4: Look at Update Driver, and select it
  • Step 5: Windows might not be able to find the new driver. In this case, the user can see the driver on the manufacturer's website, where all the necessary instructions are available

Method 4: Scan your PC for malware to fix dfsshlex.dll error

Sometimes dfsshlex.dll error can happen because of malware on your computer. The malicious software can intentionally corrupt DLL files in order to substitute them with its own malicious files. Therefore, your number one priority should be to scan your computer for malware and eliminate it as soon as possible.

OPTION 1 - Windows Defender

The new version of Windows 10 has a built-in application called "Windows Defender", which allows you to check your computer for viruses and remove malware, which is difficult to remove in a running operating system. In order to use the Windows Defender Offline scan, go to the settings (Start - Gear icon or Win + I key), select "Update and Security" and go to the "Windows Defender" section.
How to use Windows Defender Offline Scan
  • Step 1: Press Win key or click on Start and click on Gear icon. Alternatively press Win + I key combination.
  • Step 2: Select Update and Security option and go to Windows Defender section.
  • Step 3: At the bottom of the defender settings there is the checkbox " Windows Defender Offline scan". To start it, click "Scan Now". Note that you have to save all unsaved data before rebooting your PC.

After clicking “Scan Now” burton, the computer will reboot and automatically start searching viruses and malware. Upon completion of the scan, the computer will restart, and in the notifications, you will see a report on the completed scan.

OPTION 2 - Outbyte Antivirus

Outbyte products are one of the most popular and effective to fight malware and unwanted programs, and they will come in handy even when you have a high-quality third-party antivirus installed. Scanning in the new version of Malwarebytes can be performed in real time and manually. To initiate manual scan please follow the steps below:
  • Step 1: Launch the Outbyte program and click Scan Now button. Also, you can select Scan option on the left side of the program’s window and click Full Scan. The system will begin scanning and you will be able to see the scan results.
  • Step 2: Select items that you want to quarantine and press “Quarantine Selected” button. When quarantined, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
  • Step 3: After the program has been restarted, you can delete all quarantined objects by going to the appropriate section of the program or restore some of them if it turned out that after quarantining something from your software began to work incorrectly.

Method 5: Fix DfsShlEx.dll missing error with System File Checker (SFC)

Many users are familiar with the sfc / scannow system file integrity check command, which automatically checks and fixes protected Windows system files. To execute this command, you have to run command prompt as administrator.
  • Step 1: Start the command line as an administrator in Windows by pressing Win key on your keyboard and typing "Command Prompt" in the search field, then - right-click on the result and select Run as administrator. Alternatively, you can press Win + X key combination which will open the menu where you can select Command Prompt (Admin).
  • Step 2: Type sfc / scannow while in Command Prompt and hit Enter.

After entering the command, a system check will begin. It will take a while, so please be patient. Once operation is complete you will get the message “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files and successfully repaired them.” or “Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them”.

Keep in mind that System File Checker (SFC) cannot fix integrity errors for those system files that are currently being used by operating system. To fix these files you have to run SFC command through the command prompt in the Windows recovery environment. You can get into Windows Recovery Environment from the login screen, by clicking Shutdown, then holding down the Shift key while selecting Restart.

In Windows 10, you can press Win key, select Settings > Update & security > Recovery and under Advanced Startup, click Restart now. You can also boot from the installation disk or bootable USB flash drive with the Windows 10 distribution. On the installation screen select your preferred language and then select “System Restore”. After that, go to “Troubleshooting” > “Advanced Settings” > “Command Prompt”. Once in Command Prompt type the following command: sfc /scannow /offbootdir=C:\ /offwindir=C:\Windows where C is the partition with the installed operating system, and C: \ Windows is the path to the Windows 10 folder.

This operation will take a while and it is important to wait until it is complete. When finished, close the command prompt and restart the computer as usual.

Method 6: Fix corrupted DfsShlEx.dll file by performing System Restore

System Restore is very useful when you want to fix dfsshlex.dll error. Using the "System Restore" function, you can choose restore Windows to the date when the dfsshlex.dll file was not damaged. Thus, restoring Windows to an earlier date cancels changes made to system files. Please follow the steps below to roll back Windows using System Restore and get rid of dfsshlex.dll error.
  • Step 1: Press the Win + R keys combination to launch Run dialog.
  • Step 2: Type rstrui in the Run text box and click OK or hit Enter. It will open the system recovery utility.
  • Step 3: The “System Restore” window may include the “Choose a different restore point” option. If so, select this option and click Next. Check the “Show more restore points” checkbox to see a complete list of dates.
  • Step 4: Select a date to restore Windows 10. Keep in mind that you need to select a recovery point that will restore Windows to the date when the dfsshlex.dll error message did not appear.
  • Step 5: Click the "Next" button and then click "Finish" to confirm your restore point.

At this point, your computer will reboot normally and boot up with restored version of Windows, and dfsshlex.dll error should be resolved.

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