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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.

The free Classic Shell 4.3.1 download is provided on our software library. The downloadable file of this latest software version requires 6.9 MB of free space.

The most frequent names of installation files for the tool that can be found on our database are: ClassicShellUpdate.exe, ClassicStartMenu.exe, ClassicExplorerSettings.exe, ClassicIE9_32.exe and Bombardier.DDS.Infrastructure.Shell.exe, etc.

The software is designed to work with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32/64-bit. The built-in antivirus system reports that this software is safe. According to the information on our website the most popular versions of the program are: 4.3, 4.2 and 4.1.

Most users think that there are several pluses: the software has a modern interface, is highly customizable and is free to use. According to the community comments, the main disadvantage of the software is: it is sluggish. You can find the software in the System Utilities category on our software library. Ivo Beltchev is the creator of this program.


  • 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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