EhStorShell.dll Troubleshoot and Download

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing EhStorShell.dll files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent EhStorShell.dll file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

EhStorShell.dll file Windows Enhanced Storage Shell Extension DLL. The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of EhStorShell.dll related errors on your device. You can also download EhStorShell.dll file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename EhStorShell.dll
File extension DLL
Description Windows Enhanced Storage Shell Extension DLL
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod English (U.S.)

There are various types of errors related to EhStorShell.dll file. EhStorShell.dll file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to EhStorShell.dll file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • EhStorShell.dll is corrupted
  • EhStorShell.dll cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - EhStorShell.dll
  • EhStorShell.dll file error
  • EhStorShell.dll file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register EhStorShell.dll file:
  • EhStorShell.dll file could not be loaded
  • EhStorShell.dll file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because EhStorShell.dll file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to EhStorShell.dll can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing EhStorShell.dll file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

EhStorShell.dll file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with EhStorShell.dll file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to EhStorShell.dll file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of EhStorShell.dll or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to EhStorShell.dll file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the EhStorShell.dll file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the EhStorShell.dll file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the EhStorShell.dll file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace EhStorShell.dll file

The last solution is to manually download and replace EhStorShell.dll file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded EhStorShell.dll file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of EhStorShell.dll file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---

If the steps did not solve your EhStorShell.dll file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename EhStorShell.dll
System Windows 10
File size 194048 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 9d993efd785cbbdb6311ec99cf6d0a0f
SHA1 b6ee47e258ed1a38478ec34e6f7f3e0078f7b49d
SHA256 629a2a9b66c2d39c96486e958ca543637d7f601231e5860fe5ec55775b53eadc
CRC32 20abf5f3
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename EhStorShell.dll
System Windows 8.1
File size 196608 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 57ee6061b15d0b89421bbf3364e330d5
SHA1 11a7353e7949129f6c9b44c0506da7de5253501b
SHA256 8f5218359cc3ded01ba6ab371347069c280c604fa1e7f0933ee388c3ffdea81b
CRC32 1088c6f1
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename EhStorShell.dll
System Windows 8
File size 187392 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 e265d68d251bf3e84e8bc370c3186091
SHA1 f50d5154662955f3ec3a9592827dac525caadfa8
SHA256 bac51702e25771560dfd35306a071cde91ab95902df55f1220428accab38fdf5
CRC32 2971584c
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename EhStorShell.dll
System Windows 7
File size 203264 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 024352feec9042260bb4cfb4d79a206b
SHA1 79c23ce566219f87ade8e55a292aaaabe4a639ec
SHA256 60cb39086e10c5b66ebc15e4df219620b344b4358d2918ab6bb3448a0ac8be36
CRC32 a1b812b8
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename EhStorShell.dll
System Windows 7
File size 189952 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 846d0e4db261cfaf363902e41498e961
SHA1 6afbbd5d30c25dc05c66591c584da8e1da03b3f3
SHA256 d7e5591b7604fd583af7fda19e30928b24a6145318a3944e7d207f0cceeb30d0
CRC32 46e25b83
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename EhStorShell.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 114176 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 14e4470bf8aca69a85d741ba99f75f96
SHA1 88ccb51e7a6a321e422dd59cdcaaea4f46f95053
SHA256 b9da437b42d56faf29ef8227a22d842a852f80d5611e114e27fc8a3864e6dea5
CRC32 ebf0171c
Example file location ---
Filename EhStorShell.dll
System Windows Vista
File size 123904 bytes
Date 2009-04-11
File details
MD5 b2e32f41e1d6500f62caef5ef2b17196
SHA1 59daf53b4162ed0c0d114d9388351e4d016baa1b
SHA256 afe3ef10d2ca41af9df3f9ee1a96dc03793425a08edd79b12920db9f9cf6e804
CRC32 05e5d71b
Example file location ---