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ShellTools 2.0.1


ShellTools 2.0.1 is a software program developed by Moon Software. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 3.67 MB (3,846,033 bytes). The installed file updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 61% of users of ShellTools come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.moonsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Moon Software\ShellTools\
Uninstaller: msiexec.exe /x {B4CEFEFB-DAA3-4721-98F8-DF21F0CD3E1E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ShellTools 2.0.1

  • FontLoader.exe - ShellTools (FontLoader (ShellTools))
  • ShellTools32.dll - ShellTools shell extension
  • ShellTools64.dll
  • ShellToolsConfig.exe - ShellTools Config
  • updater.exe (by Caphyon LTD) - Advanced Updater

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • ShellTools64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ShellTools64' with a class of {E08400B8-1344-4D05-8D63-16E765541732}.
  • ShellTools32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ShellTools32' with a class of {4588688A-4873-42AC-A740-84434DD15DC2}.

How do I remove ShellTools?

Quickly and completely remove ShellTools 2.0.1 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ShellTools from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ShellTools 2.0.1, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ShellTools.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.18%
Windows 8 22.81%
Windows XP 3.51%
Windows Server 2003 1.75%
Windows Vista 1.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.27%
Windows 7 Professional 10.91%
Windows 8.1 9.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.56%
  India 11.27%
  Australia 5.63%
  Germany 4.23%
  Canada 2.82%
  Chile 1.41%
  China 1.41%
  France 1.41%
  United Kingdom 1.41%
  Japan 1.41%
  New Zealand 1.41%
  Poland 1.41%
  Portugal 1.41%
  Russia 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.95%
Dell 19.51%
Acer 14.63%
ASUS 9.76%
Lenovo 7.32%
MSI 4.88%
Toshiba 2.44%
Sony 2.44%
Alienware 2.44%
American Megatrends 2.44%
Intel 2.44%
Common models
MSI MS-7522 4.35%
ASUS All Series 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite A100 2.17%
Sony VPCZ12S9R 2.17%


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