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Windows 7 DLL File Information

Welcome to DLL information site for Windows 7.
This site was built by scanning all DLL files located in system32 directory of Windows 7 release candidate and creating (with automatic script) a Web page for each DLL with all found infromation.

Each DLL information page includes:

Looking in the Web page of specific DLL can help to learn what is this DLL and how it's linked with the other DLL files on Windows 7 operating system.

In order to browse into the right DLL page, select the first letter of the DLL file, and then you'll get a list of all dll files begins with this letter:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

You can also locate a DLL according to the following "TOP DLL" statistics:

Top 10 DLL files with largest number of icons

Filename Description Number of icons
shell32.dll Windows Shell Common Dll   306
imageres.dll Windows Image Resource   218
wmploc.DLL Windows Media Player Resources   208
netshell.dll Network Connections Shell   164
mmcndmgr.dll MMC Node Manager DLL   129
moricons.dll Windows NT Setup Icon Resources Library   113
ieframe.dll Internet Browser   105
compstui.dll Common Property Sheet User Interface DLL   101
DDORes.dll Device Category information and resources   81
pnidui.dll Network System Icon   59

Top 10 DLL files with largest number of cursors

Filename Description Number of cursors
user32.dll Multi-User Windows USER API Client DLL   28
mfc70.dll MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version   26
msftedit.dll Rich Text Edit Control, v4.1   19
comctl32.dll Common Controls Library   18
mshtml.dll Microsoft (R) HTML Viewer   18
riched20.dll Rich Text Edit Control, v3.1   17
UIHub.dll Microsoft Tablet PC Flicks and Pen Feedback Component   15
WFSR.dll Windows Fax and Scan Resources   15
FXSRESM.dll Microsoft Fax Resource DLL   14
mfc40u.dll MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version   12
 

Top 10 DLL files with largest number of bitmaps

Filename Description Number of bitmaps
wmploc.DLL Windows Media Player Resources   400
UIRibbonRes.dll Windows Ribbon Framework Resources   234
ieframe.dll Internet Browser   215
authui.dll Windows Authentication UI   113
wdc.dll Performance Monitor   55
ExplorerFrame.dll ExplorerFrame   52
UIRibbon.dll Windows Ribbon Framework   45
shell32.dll Windows Shell Common Dll   39
spwizimg.dll Setup Wizard Framework Resources   36
Display.dll Display Control Panel   30
 

Top 10 DLL files with largest number of dialog-boxes

Filename Description Number of dialog-boxes
wmploc.DLL Windows Media Player Resources   128
ieframe.dll Internet Browser   113
shell32.dll Windows Shell Common Dll   110
comres.dll COM+ Resources   109
rasdlg.dll Remote Access Common Dialog API   96
cryptui.dll Microsoft Trust UI Provider   67
wsecedit.dll Security Configuration UI Module   65
FXSRESM.dll Microsoft Fax Resource DLL   60
ieakui.dll Microsoft IEAK Shared UI DLL   60
cmdial32.dll Microsoft Connection Manager   56
 

Top 10 DLL files with largest number of string resources

Filename Description Number of strings
getuname.dll Unicode name Dll for UCE   13,480
shell32.dll Windows Shell Common Dll   3,034
wmploc.DLL Windows Media Player Resources   2,935
ieframe.dll Internet Browser   1,980
propsys.dll Microsoft Property System   1,676
msjint40.dll Microsoft Jet Database Engine International DLL   1,424
odbcjt32.dll Microsoft ODBC Desktop Driver Pack 3.5   1,215
FXSRESM.dll Microsoft Fax Resource DLL   1,185
comres.dll COM+ Resources   1,163
dinput8.dll Microsoft DirectInput   968
 

Top 10 DLL files with largest type library

Filename Description Type library size
MSVidCtl.dll ActiveX control for streaming video   256 KB
wmp.dll Windows Media Player   208 KB
msvbvm60.dll Visual Basic Virtual Machine   145 KB
CertEnroll.dll Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services Enrollment Client   138 KB
tapi3.dll Microsoft TAPI3   113 KB
comsvcs.dll COM+ Services   106 KB
InkEd.dll Microsoft Tablet PC InkEdit Control   99 KB
msxml3.dll MSXML 3.0 SP11   98 KB
FXSCOMEX.dll Microsoft Fax Server Extended COM Client Interface   92 KB
msxml6.dll MSXML 6.0 SP3   90 KB
 

Top 25 popular DLL files in System32 directory

In the following table, you can find the DLL files that are commonly used by other DLL files. The 'Number of DLLs' column represents the number of DLL files that use the specified DLL. For example: The first DLL file in this table - kernel32.dll, is loaded by other 1,475 DLL files in the system32 directory. This statistics is based on static link (import tables) between the DLL files.
Filename Description Number of DLLs
kernel32.dll Windows NT BASE API Client DLL   1,475
msvcrt.dll Windows NT CRT DLL   1,431
ntdll.dll NT Layer DLL   865
advapi32.dll Advanced Windows 32 Base API   848
user32.dll Multi-User Windows USER API Client DLL   834
ole32.dll Microsoft OLE for Windows   700
oleaut32.dll   547
rpcrt4.dll Remote Procedure Call Runtime   421
gdi32.dll GDI Client DLL   300
shlwapi.dll Shell Light-weight Utility Library   294
shell32.dll Windows Shell Common Dll   265
api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-0.dll ApiSet Stub DLL   187
api-ms-win-core-localregistry-l1-1-0.dll ApiSet Stub DLL   178
api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-0.dll ApiSet Stub DLL   146
api-ms-win-security-base-l1-1-0.dll ApiSet Stub DLL   146
ws2_32.dll Windows Socket 2.0 32-Bit DLL   138
api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-0.dll ApiSet Stub DLL   134
api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-1-0.dll ApiSet Stub DLL   133
api-ms-win-core-misc-l1-1-0.dll ApiSet Stub DLL   129
api-ms-win-core-profile-l1-1-0.dll ApiSet Stub DLL   128
api-ms-win-core-interlocked-l1-1-0.dll ApiSet Stub DLL   128
setupapi.dll Windows Setup API   127
crypt32.dll Crypto API32   114
api-ms-win-core-handle-l1-1-0.dll ApiSet Stub DLL   102
api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-1-0.dll ApiSet Stub DLL   98