How to remove an SFSShell.dll error
SFSShell.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 SFSShell.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
SFSShell.dll file information
The process known as Document Manager Service or Simple File Shredder Shell Extention belongs to software Cognizance Identity Manager or Simple File Shredder or Cognizance Identity and Access Management or HP Credential Manager for ProtectTools by Cognizance (www.cognizancesecurity.com) or scar5 Software.
Description: SFSShell.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 307,712 bytes (48% of all occurrences), 191,488 bytes, 243,200 bytes or 238,592 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. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows core file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 66% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can do the following:
1) uninstall the associated program
2) contact HP Customer Service.
Recommended: Identify SFSShell.dll related errors
If SFSShell.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 82% dangerous. The file size is 172,544 bytes (70% of all occurrences) or 168,960 bytes. There is no description of the program. 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. It is not a Windows system file. SFSShell.dll seems to be a compressed file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SFSShell.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SFSShell.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.
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