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General Information

File Description: Network Connections Shell  
File Version: 10.0.10130.0 (fbl_impressive.150522-2224)  
Company: Microsoft Corporation  
Product Name: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System  
DLL popularity Very Low - 4 other DLL files in system32 directory are statically linked to this file.
File Size: 2,617 KB
Total Number of Exported Functions: 13
Total Number of Exported Functions With Names: 13

Section Headers

Name Virtual Address Raw Data Size % of File Characteristics Section Contains...
.text 0x00001000 364,544 Bytes 13.6% Read, Execute Code
.data 0x0005a000 4,608 Bytes 0.2% Write, Read Initialized Data
.idata 0x0005c000 8,192 Bytes 0.3% Read Initialized Data
.didat 0x0005e000 1,024 Bytes 0.0% Write, Read Initialized Data
.rsrc 0x0005f000 2,279,424 Bytes 85.1% Read Initialized Data
.reloc 0x0028c000 20,992 Bytes 0.8% 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 165 2,221,051 Bytes 82.9%
Animated Icons 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Cursors 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Animated Cursors 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Bitmaps 3 6,072 Bytes 0.2%
AVI Files 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Dialog-Boxes 16 11,814 Bytes 0.4%
HTML Related Files 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Menus 34 8,332 Bytes 0.3%
Strings 448 35,686 Bytes 1.3%
Type Libraries 0 0 Bytes 0.0%
Manifest 2 2,068 Bytes 0.1%
All Others 19 10,637 Bytes 0.4%
Total 687 2,295,660 Bytes 85.7%

Icons in this file

There are 165 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 1000 dialogs)

In the following section, you can find the captions of dialog-boxes stored in this DLL. The list is currently limited to 1000 dialogs.
ID Dialog Caption
10751 Sharing
16001 Select Network Feature Type
16004 Networking
16058 Networking
16059 Networking
16064 Networking
16076 Sharing
22000 Choose Connection
23500 General
23540 Status
24050 General
24100 General
24200 Details
24300 Network Connection Details

String resources in this dll (up to 1000 strings)

String ID String Text
200 Internet Connection Sharing has been disabled by the Network Administrator
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
1015 Received
1016 Phone #
1017 Host Address
1018 Connectivity
1019 Network Category
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 Limited or no connectivity
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 Not connected
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?
1089 Error Deleting Connection
1090 You cannot delete a connection while it is connected or 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.
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 configuring 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
1158 %1, %2
1160 Internet access
1161 No Internet access
1162 No network access
1163 Internet and domain access
1164 Domain access only
1170 Private network
1171 Public network
1172 Domain network
1180 %1%2%3%4
1181 Action needed
1200 Network Connections
1201 Connects to other computers, networks, and the Internet.
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.
1525 Connect / disconnect wireless networks
1530 Start this connection
1531 Start the selected connections
1535 Disconnect this connection
1536 Disconnect the selected connections
1540 Diagnose this connection
1545 Diagnose 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
1602 C&onnect / Disconnect
1603 C&onnect / Disconnect
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 D&iagnose
1624 C&onnect / Disconnect
1626 &View Bluetooth Network Devices
1627 Disc&onnect
1700 View Bluetooth network devices
1701 %1!s!
1702 IPv6 Enabled
1703 Physical Address: %1!s!
1704 Bluetooth connection unavailable
1705 Role: Personal Area Network Client
1706 Role: Network Access Point
1707 Role: Ad-hoc Network Gateway
1708 Role: None
1709 Role: Unknown
1710 Personal Area Network
1711 Connected to %1!s!
1712 Disconnect this connection
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
1825 1394 Connection
1826 1394
1827 to the Internet
1828 on my Home Network
2001 Connect
2100 System
2210 C&onnect
2211 Disc&onnect
2212 En&able
2213 Disa&ble
2227 IP Address: %1!s! Subnet Mask: %2!s!
2228 %1!s!
2229 %1!s!
2230 Network: %1!s!
2231 Encryption: %1!s!
2232 Signal Strength: %1!s!
2400 You must shut down and restart your computer before the new settings will take effect. Do you want to restart your computer now?
2401 &What's This?
2570 Automatic Private Address
2571 Assigned by DHCP
2572 Alternate Manually Configured
2573 Manually Configured
2574 Assigned by Service Provider
2600 No Signal
2601 Very Low
2603 Good
2604 Very Good
2605 Excellent
10600 Please wait while Windows bridges the connections...
10601 Please wait while the Network Bridge is removed...
10602 Removing connection(s) from the Network Bridge...
10603 The Network Bridge cannot be configured while other network connection property sheets are open.
10604 To create a Network Bridge, you must select at least two LAN or High-Speed Internet connections that are not being used by Internet Connection Sharing.
10605 An unexpected error occurred while configuring the Network Bridge.
10606 One or more of the selected connections is already being used by the Routing and Remote Access service (RRAS) and cannot be added to the bridge at this time. Before you can add one of the selected connections, you must disable RRAS. To open RRAS, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Routing and Remote Access.
10607 Clustering Services have been detected on this node. Certain clustering functionality may be impaired by the Network Bridge.
12001 Start the Incoming Connections wizard, which helps you create incoming connections to your computer.
12002 Activate the selected connection.
12003 Temporarily inactivate the selected connection so that it cannot be used.
12004 View the connection, duration, speed, activity, and other status settings for this connection.
12005 Create a shortcut to the selected connection.
12006 Remove the selected connection(s) so that it can no longer be used.
12007 Give the connection a different name.
12008 Change settings for this connection, such as adapter or protocol configuration settings.
12009 Create a copy of the selected connection.
12016 Prepare the selected network device for use.
12017 Inactivate the selected network device so that it cannot be used.
12018 Connect multiple network connections to form a network bridge.
12019 Add the currently selected connection(s) to the network bridge.
12020 Remove the selected connection(s) from the network bridge.
12021 Set this connection as the default connection.
12022 Cancel this connection as the default.
12023 Correct problems that prevent you from connecting to the network.
12024 View the wireless networks that are available from your location.
12025 View the properties of a wireless network.
12026 View and connect to Bluetooth Personal Area Network devices and computers.
12027 Temporarily inactivate the selected connection so that it cannot be used.
12028 View support information.
12032 Open the Network Connections folder.
12033 Open a dialog box where you can specify settings for dial-up connections.
12034 Open a dialog box where you can specify advanced network settings.
12036 Enable or disable operator-assisted dialing.
12038 Open a list of commands for arranging items in a window.
12039 Sort connections alphabetically by name.
12040 Sort connections by type.
12041 Sort connections by size, from smallest to largest.
12048 Sort connections by owner.
12049 Sort connections by phone number or host address.
12050 Sort connections by device name.
12051 Sort connections by connectivity.
12052 Sort connections by category.
12053 Connect multiple network connections to form a network bridge.
16008 Network Connections
16009 Could not add the requested feature. The error is: %1
16011 Could not uninstall the %1 feature. The error is %2.
16012 Local Network Connection Properties
16013 Could not uninstall the %1 feature. %1 is still required by the following feature(s) and cannot be uninstalled until those features are uninstalled: %2
16016 Local Network
16017 Client
16018 A client provides access to computers and files on the network you are connecting to.
16019 Enabled
16020 Enabling...
16021 Connection failed!
16022 Local Area Connection
16023 Protocol
16024 A protocol is a language your computer uses to communicate with other computers.
16025 Uninstall %1
16026 Uninstalling a feature removes it from all network connections. Are you sure you want to uninstall %1?
16027 Service
16028 Services provide additional features such as file and printer sharing.
16029 Unknown network card.
16030 An error occurred while Internet Connection Sharing was being enabled.
16031 An error occurred while Internet Connection Sharing was being disabled.
16032 Internet Connection Sharing is currently enabled for connection '%1'. It will now be enabled for connection '%2' instead.
16033 When Internet Connection Sharing is enabled, your LAN adapter will be set to use IP address %1. Your computer may lose connectivity with other computers on your network. If these other computers have static IP addresses, you should set them to obtain their IP addresses automatically. Are you sure you want to enable Internet Connection Sharing?
16036 An unexpected condition occurred. Not all of your requested changes in settings could be made.
16037 There are no protocols installed or enabled
16038 You must install and enable at least one protocol for this connection to work. Do you want to select a protocol now ?
16039 Your current selection will also disable the following features: %1 Are you sure you want to disable these feature(s) ?
16040 Some of the controls on this property sheet are disabled because one or more other Network property sheets are already open. To use these controls, close all these property sheets and then reopen this one.
16041 The controls on this property sheet are disabled because the system must first be rebooted before any configuration changes can be made.
16042 Some of the controls on this property sheet are disabled because you do not have sufficient privileges to access or change them.
16044 You must disconnect all Dial-up, VPN, and Incoming connections before this feature can be removed.
16045 You must disconnect all Dial-up, VPN, and Incoming connections before this feature can be added.
16046 You must reboot the machine before this feature can be added.
16047 You must reboot the machine before this feature can be removed.
16049 Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) cannot be enabled because Routing and Remote Access has been enabled on this computer. To enable ICS, first disable Routing and Remote Access. For more information about Routing and Remote Access or ICS, see Help and Support.
16050 Location: Slot %d, Port %d
16051 Location: Slot %d
16052 Location: Port %d
16053 MAC Address: %1!s!
16062 Network Bridge
16063 Remote ICS Connection Properties
16070 Connecting...
16071 Connected
16072 Select a private network connection
16073 To enable Internet Connection Sharing a connection must be selected for the private network. Please select a connection from the list of available connections.
16074 Because the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) service has been disabled, Windows cannot display the properties of this connection or the home network. To configure the properties of this connection or your home network, you must first enable the WMI service. To do this, press Windows+R. In the 'Open' text box, type 'services.msc' and click OK. Right-click Windows Management Instrumentation, and click Properties. Change the Startup type from Disabled to Automatic, and then click OK.
16075 Windows cannot display the properties of this connection. The Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) information might be corrupted. To correct this, use System Restore to restore Windows to an earlier time (called a restore point). On the Start screen, type System Restore, select Settings and select Create a Restore point. Click System Restore to run the System Restore wizard.
16122 The Internet Connection Sharing computer is not configured to let network users control or disable the shared Internet connection. This setting can be changed in the Advanced Properties of the shared connection on the Internet Connection Sharing computer.
16123 Advanced Settings
16128 You have made changes to the properties of this connection. If you proceed your changes will be lost. Do you wish to proceed?
16132 Clustering Services have been detected on this node. Certain clustering functionality may be impaired by Internet Connection Firewall.
16133 Filters currently installed on the system have reached the limit
22010 Network Connections
22011 &Connect
22012 <No Connections Found>
23010 Disconnected
23011 Connecting
23012 Connected
23013 Disconnecting
23014 Hardware Not Present
23015 Hardware Disabled
23016 Hardware Malfunction
23020 &Close
23021 &Disconnect
23030 %d.%1d bps
23031 %d.%1d Kbps
23032 %d.%1d Mbps
23033 %d.%1d Gbps
23034 %d.%1d Tbps
23040 Connection Status
23041 %1 Status
23042 The connection could not be disconnected.
23050 Bytes:
23051 Packets:
23052 &Suspend
23053 Re&sume
23054 Suspending the selected device will result in disconnecting %1 entirely. Do you want to disconnect?
23055 Property
23056 Value
23063 Destination address
23064 Origin address
23065 Server IPv4 address
23066 Client IPv4 address
23067 Server IPv6 address
23068 Client IPv6 address
23069 day
23070 days
23072 Authentication
23073 Encryption
23074 Compression
23075 Network Adapter Used
23076 Machine certificate
23078 CHAP
23079 MS CHAP V2
23081 Mobike Supported
23082 Device Name
23083 Device Type
23084 NAP State
23085 Not NAP-capable
23086 Unrestricted
23087 Probation
23088 Restricted
23093 MPPE 56
23094 MPPE 40
23095 MPPE 128
23096 IPsec: ESP DES-56
23097 IPsec: ESP 3DES
23098 IPsec: AES 128
23099 IPsec: AES 256
23100 IPsec: AES 192
23101 None
23103 MPPC
23104 STAC
23105 (none)
23106 (unknown)
23113 PPP multilink framing
23126 <Unavailable>
23127 <None>
23128 Invalid IP Address
23129 Connection Status
23131 The IP Address has been successfully renewed.
23132 Cannot renew the IP Address. The following error has occurred:
23133 The DNS Resolver Cache has been successfully flushed.
23134 Cannot flush the DNS Resolver Cache. Function failed during execution.
23135 Registration of the DNS resource records for all adapters of this computer has been initiated. Any errors will be reported in the Event Viewer in 15 minutes.
23136 Cannot register the DNS resource records. The following error has occurred:
23137 Not Available
23138 %1%2
23143 Physical Address
23145 IP Address
23146 IP Addresses
23147 Subnet Mask
23148 Subnet Masks
23149 Default Gateway
23151 Default Gateways
23152 DHCP Server
23153 DNS Server
23154 DNS Servers
23155 WINS Server
23156 WINS Servers
23157 Lease Obtained
23158 Lease Expires
23159 Property
23160 Value
23163 Link-local IPv6 Address
23164 Site-local IPv6 Address
23165 Temporary IPv6 Address
23166 Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address
23167 Connection-specific DNS Suffix
23168 Description
23169 DHCP Enabled
23170 NetBIOS over Tcpip Enabled
23173 No network access
23174 No Internet access
23175 Internet
23176 Not Connected
23177 IPv4 Address
23178 IPv4 Addresses
23179 IPv4 Subnet Mask
23180 IPv4 Subnet Masks
23181 IPv4 Default Gateway
23182 IPv4 Default Gateways
23183 IPv4 DHCP Server
23184 IPv4 DNS Server
23185 IPv4 DNS Servers
23186 IPv4 WINS Server
23187 IPv4 WINS Servers
23188 IPv6 Address
23189 IPv6 Addresses
23190 IPv6 Subnet Mask
23191 IPv6 Subnet Masks
23192 IPv6 Default Gateway
23193 IPv6 Default Gateways
23194 IPv6 DHCP Server
23195 IPv6 DNS Server
23196 IPv6 DNS Servers
23197 IPv6 WINS Server
23198 IPv6 WINS Servers
30288 Create &Shortcut
30289 &Delete
30290 Rena&me
30291 P&roperties

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
HrCreateDesktopIcon HrGetIconFromMediaType HrGetIconFromMediaTypeEx HrLaunchConnection
HrLaunchConnectionEx HrRenameConnection NcFreeNetconProperties NcIsValidConnectionName


Imported Functions List

The following functions are imported by this dll: