• File Path: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\appmgmts.dll
  • Description: Software installation Service


Type Hash
MD5 790773A89B88EC4CD8443820EA2471A4
SHA1 718AA275EA26E31B7723C55463014CAB5219CF18
SHA256 59F2B32C3426856EDADD9F4EBF02B502E1677F171284F57E4241D57244F09D4D
SHA384 6AEC834A35144DCE7AFF6702D41EEB9EA089802AB0CCBFEF552B78A301C739B8F5EE2FA01D5446C8BE05EDBA2A46D1F7
SHA512 63884A7415A014541649CBE19719FCFEE007EB3165808539E07168F3AE913455616F68917C3F4C5D9AF0CE44F482054C56D385DB28C2574399BF4E3B1BC5ADA9
SSDEEP 3072:zr+FC/+9BeIvPBX671o/Ps68Xi2xN9ldCcI/jlDlpHbSqNLAOZYNM4:n8BHNmo/UPi2xNscwjlDlpHbSqNLAOZy
IMP 15314AA9903DAACD3E92A4114D8315FE
PESHA1 8557AA708AFA825000250E6D1BF67F272245879C
PE256 8BDB6FC4371543FC8316E40A70ABD1FBCB8E21A90206CCC7174FD0C2A1474D8F

DLL Exports:

Function Name Ordinal Type
GenerateGroupPolicy 13 Exported Function
IID_IClassAdmin 14 Exported Function
DllCanUnloadNow 11 Exported Function
DllGetClassObject 12 Exported Function
ProcessGroupPolicyObjectsEx 15 Exported Function
ReleasePackageInfo 18 Exported Function
ServiceMain 19 Exported Function
ReleaseAppCategoryInfoList 16 Exported Function
ReleasePackageDetail 17 Exported Function
CsUnregisterAppCategory 10 Exported Function
CsGetAppCategories 4 Exported Function
CsGetClassAccess 5 Exported Function
CsCreateClassStore 2 Exported Function
CsEnumApps 3 Exported Function
CsGetClassStore 6 Exported Function
CsServerGetClassStore 9 Exported Function
CsSetOptions 1 Exported Function
CsGetClassStorePath 7 Exported Function
CsRegisterAppCategory 8 Exported Function


  • Status: Signature verified.
  • Serial: 3300000266BD1580EFA75CD6D3000000000266
  • Thumbprint: A4341B9FD50FB9964283220A36A1EF6F6FAA7840
  • Issuer: CN=Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US
  • Subject: CN=Microsoft Windows, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US

File Metadata

  • Original Filename: appmgmts.dll.mui
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 10.0.19041.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 10.0.19041.1
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • Machine Type: 32-bit

File Scan

  • VirusTotal Detections: 0/69
  • VirusTotal Link:

Possible Misuse

The following table contains possible examples of appmgmts.dll being misused. While appmgmts.dll is not inherently malicious, its legitimate functionality can be abused for malicious purposes.

Source Source File Example License
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