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Process name: Virtual Share Driver

Product: Microsoft Windows Operating System

Company: Microsoft (microsoft.com)

File: vshare.386


An old Windows share driver, this file replaced the MS-DOS file share.exe. Vshare.386 ran in enhanced mode and allowed for file sharing across a workgroup, even if Windows was not running. Vshare.386 has not been packaged with Windows installations since Windows 95 was introduced. Founded in 1975, Microsoft's Windows Operating System is on more than 90% of IBM Compatible PCs.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/vshare.386.html 
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Average user rating of vshare.386: based on 10 votes. Read also the 7 reviews.

  • 857 users ask for this file. 6 users rated it as not dangerous. 3 users rated it as not so dangerous. One user rated it as neutral. One user didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about vshare.386:
From googling I found that some programs don't work with this so I guess it must be normal  See also: Link Paul
Seems to be windows relatet.  See also: Link Lasse F. Sørensen
microsoft process  See also: Link mushu
used to free up conventional memory (instead of "share") according to http://www.empowermentzone.com/w31tips.txt
Diese Datei gab es schon bei Windows 3.1 und war der Ersatz für die Datei Share.exe. Nano
Per "support.microsoft.com": Many Windows-based applications that support OLE 2.0 require file-sharing and file-locking capabilities to be enabled. This is accomplished by loading VSHARE.386 in the [386Enh] section of the SYSTEM.INI file or by loading SHARE.EXE in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file.  See also: Link Henry
upper memory manager from old DOS days for dBase 3.0 etc Doug

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