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DOSShell 1.9


DOSShell 1.9 is a program developed by Loonies Software. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is dosshell.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 571.08 KB (584,785 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 52% of users of DOSShell come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.loonies.narod.ru/dosshell.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\loonies\dosshell
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Loonies\DOSShell\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 571.08 KB

Program filesFiles installed by DOSShell 1.9

Program executable:dosshell.exe
Loonies DOSShell
Path:C:\Program Files\loonies\dosshell\dosshell.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - DOSShell (DOSShell Installer)
  • DOSBox.exe (by DOSBox Team) - DOSBox DOS Emulator
  • dosshell-setup.exe
  • SDL.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • SDL_net.dll
  • uninstall.exe (by DOSBox Team) - DOSBox 0.74 Installer (DOSBox Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DOSBox.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Shadow Warrior Classic\bin\dosbox\DOSBox.exe'.

How do I remove DOSShell?

Quickly and completely remove DOSShell 1.9 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DOSShell 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 DOSShell 1.9, 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 DOSShell.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.03%
Windows 8 20.28%
Windows XP 8.39%
Windows Vista 5.59%
Windows Server 2003 0.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.66%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.09%
Windows 8.1 4.90%
Windows 8 Pro 4.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.33%
  Germany 4.65%
  Australia 4.07%
  Canada 3.49%
  France 2.91%
  Belgium 2.33%
  Spain 2.33%
  United Kingdom 2.33%
  Italy 2.33%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  Norway 2.33%
  Sweden 2.33%
  South Africa 2.33%
  Croatia 1.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.58%
Acer 17.44%
Dell 13.95%
ASUS 11.63%
American Megatrends 4.65%
Sahara 3.49%
Medion 2.33%
Toshiba 2.33%
Apple 1.16%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 1.98%
HP Pro3500 Series 1.98%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 1.98%
Acer Aspire 6530G 1.98%
Acer Aspire 4830TG 1.98%
ASUS All Series 1.98%


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