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A guide to uninstall Classic Shell from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Classic Shell for Windows. The Windows release was created by IvoSoft. You can read more on IvoSoft or check for application updates here. Please open if you want to read more on Classic Shell on IvoSoft's website. Usually the Classic Shell application is installed in the C:\Program Files\Classic Shell folder, depending on the user's option during install. The full uninstall command line for Classic Shell is msiexec.exe /x {7C9A73F8-4B82-41EA-90AC-2CA88531BCC8}. ClassicShellUpdate.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 392.96 KB (402392 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed along with Classic Shell. They occupy about 852.80 KB (873272 bytes) on disk.

  • ClassicExplorerSettings.exe (96.46 KB)
  • ClassicIE_32.exe (101.96 KB)
  • ClassicIE_64.exe (101.46 KB)
  • ClassicShellUpdate.exe (392.96 KB)
  • ClassicStartMenu.exe (159.96 KB)

This data is about Classic Shell version 2.9.2 alone. You can find below info on other application versions of Classic Shell: to view all...

How to uninstall Classic Shell from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Classic Shell is a program by IvoSoft. Some people decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this is efortful because deleting this by hand requires some know-how related to Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE procedure to uninstall Classic Shell is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Classic Shell or simply click the Search feature and type in "Classic Shell". If it is installed on your PC the Classic Shell program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Classic Shell in the list , the following information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Classic Shell, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Classic Shell:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: msiexec.exe /x {7C9A73F8-4B82-41EA-90AC-2CA88531BCC8}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Classic Shell.
Uninstall Classic Shell

8. After removing Classic Shell, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Classic Shell which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Classic Shell using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Classic Shell by IvoSoft from your PC, nor are we saying that Classic Shell by IvoSoft is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Classic Shell supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-10-04 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-10-04 13:31:31.700