What is bcshellext.dll?

Bcshellext.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if bcshellext.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Bcshellext.dll file information

The process known as bcshellext Module belongs to software Bitzi's Bitcollider or bcshellext Module by unknown.

Description: Bcshellext.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Bcshellext.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 110,592 bytes. 
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The bcshellext.dll file is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 64% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Bitzi's Bitcollider.

Recommended: Identify bcshellext.dll related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as bcshellext.dll, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the bcshellext.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

A part of Bitzi "BitCollider", used to generate metadata for any file via context menu
  KC   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of bcshellext.dll: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving bcshellext issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with bcshellext. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the bcshellext.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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