Must-have software downloads at your fingertips

Classic Shell

Bring back the classic start menu and status bar for Internet Explorer.

Get back the classic start menu with multiple styles and skins from Windows XP/2000/Vista in your new Windows 7. Add a customizable toolbar to your Internet Explorer. Regain the Run command, or the Programs entry and customize the start menu appearance by applying various skins and icons.

On our software library, you can find a free download of Classic Shell 4.3.1. Please note that the software is created by Ivo Beltchev. According to the system requirements, this program supports the following OSs: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32/64-bit.

The size of this file you can download is 6.9 MB.

Many users state that there are several pluses: the software has a modern interface, is highly customizable and is free to use. According to the user reviews, the main drawback of the software is: it is sluggish.

According to the information on our website the most popular versions of the software are: 4.3, 4.2 and 4.1. You can find this tool in the System Utilities category on our software library. Our antivirus system always checks the software for malware. It scanned it and reported that it is virus free. The most widespread installation file names of this program are ClassicShellUpdate.exe, ClassicStartMenu.exe, ClassicExplorerSettings.exe, ClassicIE9_32.exe and Bombardier.DDS.Infrastructure.Shell.exe etc.


  • Highly customizable start menu
  • Adds a status bar to Explorer
  • Supports skins


  • Compatibility issues with latest operating systems
  • Developed by Ivo Beltchev
  • File name: classicshellsetup_4_3_1.exe (6.9 MB)
  • Latest version: 4.3.1
  • License: Free
  • Updated: February 28, 2019
Download Classic Shell
Comments on Classic Shell