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VersionDistribution 21.43% 14.29% 57.14% 7.14%

MSNShell 5


MSNShell 5 is a software program developed by Cane Tech. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named msnshell.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 14.12 MB (14,802,309 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 47% of users of MSNShell 5 come from Hong Kong, it is also popular in the United States and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.msnshell.com
Help link: www.msnshell.com/help.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\msnshell\bin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MSNShell\Bin\Install.exe u
Estimated size: 14.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MSNShell 5

Program executable:msnshell.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\msnshell\bin\msnshell.exe
Additional files:
  • MSNShellSDK.dll (by MSNShell Team)
  • engie.exe (by MSNShell Team) - MSNShell
  • Install.exe
  • ShellDll02.dll - MSNSHELL (ShellDll02)
  • CRYPTNET.dll
  • ShellDll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • engie.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MSNShell\Bin\engie.exe'.

How do I remove MSNShell 5?

Quickly and completely remove MSNShell 5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MSNShell 5 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 MSNShell 5, 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 MSNShell 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 14%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.29%
Windows XP 35.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 35.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.71%
Windows 7 Enterprise 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.06% of installs come from Hong Kong
Which countries install it?
  Hong Kong 47.06%
  United States 23.53%
  Taiwan 11.76%
  Malaysia 11.76%
  Belgium 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Toshiba 8.33%
Sony 8.33%
Intel 8.33%
American Megatrends 8.33%
ASUS 8.33%
Common models
Acer Aspire X3910 10.00%
Sony VPCEB27FG 10.00%
Acer Aspire X3950 10.00%
MSI MS-7522 10.00%
HP Compaq 6520s 10.00%


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