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Windows XP DLL File Information - netshell.dll

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General Information

File Description: Network Connections Shell  
File Version: 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852)  
Company: Microsoft Corporation  
Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System  
DLL popularity Low - 8 other DLL files in system32 directory are statically linked to this file.
File Size: 1,664 KB
Total Number of Exported Functions: 33
Total Number of Exported Functions With Names: 33

Section Headers

Name Virtual Address Raw Data Size % of File Characteristics Section Contains...
.text 0x00001000 467,456 Bytes 27.4% Read, Execute Code
.orpc 0x00074000 512 Bytes 0.0% Read, Execute Code
.data 0x00075000 8,704 Bytes 0.5% Write, Read Initialized Data
.rsrc 0x00079000 1,203,712 Bytes 70.6% Read Initialized Data
.reloc 0x0019f000 22,016 Bytes 1.3% Read, Discardable Initialized Data

Static Linking

netshell.dll is statically linked to the following files:


This means that when netshell.dll is loaded, the above files are automatically loaded too. If one of these files is corrupted or missing, netshell.dll won't be loaded.


List of files that are statically linked to netshell.dll


This means that when one of the above files is loaded, netshell.dll will be loaded too. (The opposite of the previous 'Static Linking' section)


General Resources Information

Resource Type Number of Items Total Size % of File
Icons 157 980,098 Bytes 57.5%
Animated Icons 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Cursors 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Animated Cursors 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Bitmaps 6 63,520 Bytes 3.7%
AVI Files 1 6,186 Bytes 0.4%
Dialog-Boxes 44 32,474 Bytes 1.9%
HTML Related Files 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Menus 47 10,548 Bytes 0.6%
Strings 629 63,034 Bytes 3.7%
Type Libraries 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Manifest 1 697 Bytes 0.0%
All Others 17 9,919 Bytes 0.6%
Total 902 1,166,476 Bytes 68.5%

Icons in this file

There are 157 icons stored in this DLL file. You can view all these icons in the following small thumbnail:

Cursors in this file

No cursors found in this file


Dialog-boxes list (up to 200 dialogs)

In the following section, you can find the captions of dialog-boxes stored in this DLL. The list is currently limited to 200 dialogs.
ID Dialog Caption
1000 Advanced
1801 General
1802 General
1803 Diagnostics
1804 Details
1805 General
1806 Support
1807 Network Connection Details
15039 Wireless Network Properties
15040 Wireless Network Properties
16000 Advanced
16001 Select Network Component Type
16004 General
16007 Authentication
16058 General
16059 General
16064 General
16066 Internet Connection Firewall
16076 Advanced
16077 Wireless Networks
21006 New Connection Wizard
21010 New Connection Wizard
21011 New Connection Wizard
21012 New Connection Wizard
21020 Choose a Different Computer Name
22000 Choose Connection
25009 Adapters and Bindings
25010 Provider Order

String resources in this dll (up to 200 strings)

String ID String Text
900 %1 %2
901 %1 %2
1000 Name
1001 Type
1002 Status
1003 Device Name
1004 Phone # or Host Address
1005 Owner
1006 IP address
1007 Wireless Mode
1008 Mode
1009 Sent
1010 New Connection Wizard
1011 Helps you set up an Internet connection, connect to a private network, or set up a network for your home or small office.
1012 Wizard
1013 Network Setup Wizard
1015 Received
1016 Phone #
1017 Host Address
1020 Direct
1021 Incoming
1022 LAN or High-Speed Internet
1023 Dial-up
1024 Virtual Private Network
1025 Connection Manager
1026 Unknown
1028 Network Bridge
1029 Internet Gateway
1030 Incoming Connections
1031 Broadband
1035 Attempting to authenticate
1036 Authentication failed
1037 Authentication succeeded
1038 Validating identity
1039 Invalid Address
1040 Disconnected
1041 Connecting
1042 Connected
1043 Disconnecting
1044 Unavailable - device missing
1045 Unavailable - device disabled
1046 Unavailable - device malfunctioning
1047 Network cable unplugged
1048 Disabled
1049 Disabling
1050 Enabled
1051 Enabling
1052 , Shared
1053 , Bridged
1054 , Firewalled
1056 Wireless connection unavailable
1057 %1 Properties
1058 Connection Properties cannot be displayed at this time because %1 is accessing the same information. Please close the %1 window(s) and try again.
1059 <Unknown Application>
1060 Network Connections
1061 Error Renaming Connection
1062 Cannot rename this connection. A connection with the name you specified already exists. Specify a different name.
1063 Cannot rename this connection.
1064 Cannot rename this connection. A connection name cannot contain tabs, only spaces, or any of the following characters: \/:*?<>|"
1065 Cannot name a connection as Incoming Connections
1070 Error Disconnecting
1071 It is not possible to disconnect at this time. The connection is currently busy with a connect or disconnect operation.
1072 Error Connecting
1073 It is not possible to connect at this time. No network was detected. You may need to plug in your network cable to complete the connection.
1074 Error Disabling Connection
1075 It is not possible to disable the connection at this time. This connection may be using one or more protocols that do not support Plug-and-Play, or it may have been initiated by another user or the system account.
1077 Internet Connection Sharing is enabled on this connection. Are you sure you want to delete '%1'?
1078 The connection you selected cannot be deleted.
1079 One or more of the connections you selected cannot be deleted.
1080 Confirm Connection Delete
1081 Confirm Multiple Connection Delete
1082 Are you sure you want to delete '%1'?
1083 Are you sure you want to delete these %1 connections?
1084 There is currently a client connected to this machine using an Incoming Connection. Deleting Incoming Connections while this connection is active will disconnect this client. Are you sure you want to delete Incoming Connections?
1085 There are currently %1!d! clients connected to this machine using Incoming Connections. Deleting Incoming Connections while these connections are active will disconnect all the clients. Are you sure you want to delete Incoming Connections?
1087 Synchronize changes before disconnecting?
1088 Confirm Change Synchronization
1089 Error Deleting Connection
1090 You cannot delete a connection while it is busy connecting. Please disconnect or close the login property page and try again.
1091 One or more of the connections you selected for deletion are active. Please disconnect and try again.
1092 The New Connection Wizard cannot be deleted.
1093 Error Renaming Connection
1094 You cannot rename a connection while it is being activated. Please wait until the connection is complete and try again.
1096 You do not have sufficient privileges for accessing connection properties. Contact your administrator.
1097 You do not have sufficient privileges to activate this connection. Contact your administrator.
1098 You do not have sufficient privileges to disconnect this connection. Contact your administrator.
1099 A connection attempt is already in progress.
1100 An unexpected error occurred.
1101 Insufficient memory to complete the requested action.
1102 Dial-up connection cannot be found.
1103 You do not have permission to open the Network Connections folder.
1104 Connect %1
1105 Windows cannot remove the Network Bridge because one or more network property sheets are open. First close all network property sheets, and then remove the Network Bridge.
1106 You cannot configure the properties of an individual incoming connection. Please configure the properties of the 'Incoming Connections' icon in the Network Connections Folder instead.
1107 You cannot delete this connection because a property page is currently open. Please close this page and try again.
1150 Copy of %1
1151 Copy (%1) of %2
1152 An error has occurred while trying to update the Network Provider order.
1153 An error has occurred while trying to update the Print Provider order. The Print Spooler service on this machine may be disabled or could not be contacted.
1154 Error updating Network Providers
1155 No clients connected
1156 1 client connected
1157 %1!d! clients connected
1200 Network Connections
1201 Connects to other computers, networks, and the Internet.
1300 Dialup Networking File
1400 TCP/IP is not enabled for this connection. Cannot proceed.
1401 Failed to query TCP/IP settings of the connection. Cannot proceed.
1402 Renewing the IP address.
1403 Flushing the ARP cache.
1404 Purging and reloading the remote cache name table of NetBT.
1405 Sending Name Release packets to WINS and then starting Refresh.
1406 Purging the DNS Resolver cache.
1407 Refreshing all DHCP leases and re-registering DNS names.
1408 The Repair operation completed. If the problem persists, please contact your network administrator or ISP.
1409 The following steps of the repair operation failed: %1 Please contact your network administrator or ISP.
1410 The repair operation failed. Please contact your network administrator or ISP.
1411 Repair Connection
1413 Repairing
1501 Network Tasks
1502 Lists some common connection tasks. These tasks change depending on your selection.
1503 See Also
1504 Lists some common connection tasks. These tasks change depending on your selection.
1506 The Network Connections folder contains all the currently installed network devices.
1507 The Network Connections Folder was unable to retrieve the list of Network adapters on your machine. Please make sure that the Network Connections service is enabled and running.
1508 You are currently logged in as a limited user. Please log in as administrator in order to run the New Connection Wizard.
1520 Set up a home or small office network
1525 Network Troubleshooter
1530 Start this connection
1531 Start the selected connections
1535 Disconnect this connection
1536 Disconnect the selected connections
1540 Repair this connection
1545 Repair the selected connections
1550 Rename this connection
1551 Rename the selected connections
1555 View status of this connection
1556 View status of the selected connections
1560 Delete this connection
1561 Delete the selected connections
1565 Enable this network device
1566 Enable the selected network devices
1570 Disable this network device
1571 Disable the selected network devices
1575 Change settings of this connection
1576 Change settings of the selected connections
1585 Create a new connection
1601 &New Connection...
1602 C&onnect
1603 Disc&onnect
1604 Stat&us
1605 Create &Shortcut
1606 &Delete
1607 Rena&me
1608 P&roperties
1609 Create &Copy
1616 En&able
1617 Disa&ble
1618 Brid&ge Connections
1619 Add to Brid&ge
1620 Remove from Brid&ge
1621 Set as De&fault Connection
1622 Cancel as De&fault Connection
1623 Re&pair
1624 &View Available Wireless Networks
1652 Network Setup &Wizard...
1801 Virtual Private Network Connection
1803 Dial-up Connection
1804 Dial-up
1805 ISDN Connection
1806 ISDN
1807 Broadband Connection
1808 PPPOE
1809 Incoming Connections
1810 Incoming
1811 Local Area Connection
1813 Wireless Network Connection
1814 Wireless
1815 Network Bridge
1816 Network Bridge
1817 Shared Access Host
1818 Shared Access Host
1819 Shared Access Host
1820 Shared Access Host
1821 ATM Connection
1823 ATM ELAN Connection
1825 1394 Connection
1826 1394
1827 to the Internet
1828 on my Home Network
1829 Direct Connection
1830 Direct
1831 New Connection Wizard
1832 Network Setup Wizard
2001 Connect
2100 System
2200 Click here for more information...
2201 A network cable is unplugged.
2202 Speed: %1!s!

COM Classes/Interfaces

There is no type library in this file with COM classes/interfaces information


Exported Functions List

The following functions are exported by this dll:
DllCanUnloadNow DllGetClassObject
DllRegisterServer DllUnregisterServer
DoInitialCleanup HrCreateDesktopIcon
HrGetAnswerFileParametersForNetCard HrGetExtendedStatusFromNCS
HrGetIconFromMediaType HrGetInstanceGuidOfPreNT5NetCardInstance
HrGetNetConExtendedStatusFromGuid HrGetNetConExtendedStatusFromINetConnection
HrGetStatusStringFromNetConExtendedStatus HrIsIpStateCheckingEnabled
HrLaunchConnection HrLaunchConnectionEx
HrLaunchNetworkOptionalComponents HrOemUpgrade
HrRenameConnection HrRunWizard
InvokeDunFile NcFreeNetconProperties
NcIsValidConnectionName NetSetupAddRasConnection
NetSetupFinishInstall NetSetupInstallSoftware
NetSetupPrepareSysPrep NetSetupRequestWizardPages
NetSetupSetProgressCallback NormalizeExtendedStatus
RaiseSupportDialog RepairConnection


Imported Functions List

The following functions are imported by this dll: