shext.dll File Information
  • DLL File Name:shext.dll
  • File Type:Win32 DLL
  • Product Name:VirusScan Enterprise
  • Developer:McAfee, Inc.
  • File Version:8.7.0.570
  • File Size:30.83KB (31568 bytes)
  • Language Code:Neutral
  • Character Set:Unicode
  • MD5 Checksum:7d03b389030ded1f97c75333a3ac1cb6
  • Copyright:Copyright© 1995-2008 McAfee, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Shext.dll Errors and Solutions

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The file shext.dll is a 32bit Windows DLL module for VirusScan Enterprise or other related programs. The file and the associated VirusScan Enterprise software was developed by McAfee, Inc.. The file was licensed as Copyright© 1995-2008 McAfee, Inc. All Rights Reserved..

shext.dll file is a critical component for the software to work properly without any problems. You may receive an error message like the ones below that indicates the file is not found or damaged.

  • This application failed to start because shext.dll was not found.
  • The file shext.dll is missing or corrupted.
  • A required component is missing: shext.dll. Please install the application again.
  • Error loading shext.dll. The specified module could not be found.
  • The program can't start because shext.dll is missing from your computer.

To fix the error, you need to copy the missing shext.dll file to your system or replace the corrupted dll file with a working one by following the instructions below. The current version of dll file available on our site is 8.7.0.570 with a size of 30.83KB.

How to Install shext.dll

You can download shext.dll for free from the download section on this page. After downloading the zip file, unzip it to a convenient location on your computer. In order to fix dll related errors, you need to copy the .dll file to the installation folder of the application/game, or install .dll file directly to Windows (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 10).

Install DLL File to Program Folder

Copy the extracted shext.dll file to the installation directory of the application or game.

Check if the problem is solved. If the problem persists or you are not sure which software is having problems, install the .DLL file directly to Windows system folder.

Register DLL File Using Microsoft Regsvr

Copy the file to "C:\Windows\System32\"

You can install the .dll file in both system folders without any problems. In order to complete this step, you must run the Command Prompt as administrator.

Open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" on your keyboard.

Right-click the "Command Prompt" search result and click the "Run as administrator" option.

Paste the following command into the Command Line window that opens up and press Enter key.

%windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe shext.dll

Download shext.dll
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