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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.

Download free Classic Shell 4.3.1 on our website. The most popular versions of this software that our community members download are 4.3, 4.2 and 4.1. The copyright holder of this program is Ivo Beltchev. The size of the downloadable installation file is approximately 6.9 MB.

The built-in antivirus system shows that the downloadable file is secure. Classic Shell is a tool which is frequently known as ClassicShellUpdate.exe, ClassicStartMenu.exe, ClassicExplorerSettings.exe, ClassicIE9_32.exe and Bombardier.DDS.Infrastructure.Shell.exe, etc.

Most users state that there are some advantages: this tool has a modern interface, is highly customizable and is free to use. Based on the community comments, the main disadvantage of this tool is: it is sluggish. According to the system requirements, it is available for the following OSs: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32/64-bit. You can find this tool in the System Utilities category on our software library.


  • 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
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