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6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850) 0.01%
6.00.3790.4539 (srv03_sp2_gdr.090626-1428) 0.01%
6.00.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) 0.54%
6.00.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6434 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.130801-0423) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6357 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.130221-0421) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6357 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.130221-0418) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6347 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.130205-1023) 0.25%
6.00.2900.6332 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.121224-1121) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6332 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.121224-1126) 0.78%
6.00.2900.6309 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.121031-1323) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6309 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.121031-1323) 1.56%
6.00.2900.6287 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.120828-1626) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6287 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.120828-1631) 1.30%
6.00.2900.6254 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.120628-1619) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6254 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.120628-1618) 0.52%
6.00.2900.6212 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.120419-1616) 0.23%
6.00.2900.6212 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.120419-1615) 1.59%
6.00.2900.6197 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.120228-1721) 0.23%
6.00.2900.6197 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.120228-1720) 0.26%
6.00.2900.6182 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.111216-1630) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6182 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.111216-1642) 1.30%
6.00.2900.6168 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.111101-1829) 0.26%
6.00.2900.6126 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.110621-1627) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6126 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.110621-1627) 0.01%
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Shell Browser UI Library by Microsoft

Remove BROWSEUI.dll
Version:   6.00.2900.6287 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.120828-1631)
MD5:   1d4e4dc79155f745f09458b9eb095861
SHA1:   0bf8d30845a2d4436fb4427cbac5c271e5e3cc0d
SHA256:   b0599bad615a989d9da5cd1897b3ca95ae6ac3d2dd1964c28ed2a484ded8cd15
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is BROWSEUI.dll?

BrowseUI.dll is responsible for the browser user interface, including the browser chrome, which houses all the menus and toolbars. Maintains an updated list of computers on the network and supplies this list to computers designated as browsers.


browseui.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of Internet Explorer. This version is installed on Windows XP.


File name:browseui.dll
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Shell Browser UI Library
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\browseui.dll
File version:6.00.2900.6287 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.120828-1631)
Product version:6.00.2900.6287
Size:1001 KB (1,025,024 bytes)
Digital DNA
File packed:No
More details


Internet Explorer web browsers
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser'
  • CLSID: {01E04581-4EEE-11D0-BFE9-00AA005B4383}
Shared task scheduler
  • {8C7461EF-2B13-11d2-BE35-3078302C2030}
  • {438755C2-A8BA-11D1-B96B-00A0C90312E1}
Search handlers
  • WebSearch
  • ShellSearch
Approved shell extensions
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved'
  • 'Address Bar Parser' with CLSID {E0E11A09-5CB8-4B6C-8332-E00720A168F2}
  • 'TridentImageExtractor' with CLSID {7376D660-C583-11d0-A3A5-00C04FD706EC}
  • 'Web Search' with CLSID {07798131-AF23-11d1-9111-00A0C98BA67D}
  • 'IE Microsoft AutoComplete' with CLSID {3028902F-6374-48b2-8DC6-9725E775B926}
  • 'IE Search Band' with CLSID {30D02401-6A81-11d0-8274-00C04FD5AE38}
  • 'Global Folder Settings' with CLSID {EF8AD2D1-AE36-11D1-B2D2-006097DF8C11}
  • 'User Assist' with CLSID {DD313E04-FEFF-11d1-8ECD-0000F87A470C}
  • 'Shell Rebar BandSite' with CLSID {ECD4FC4D-521C-11D0-B792-00A0C90312E1}
  • 'Shell DeskBar' with CLSID {ECD4FC4C-521C-11D0-B792-00A0C90312E1}
  • 'Shell DeskBarApp' with CLSID {3CCF8A41-5C85-11d0-9796-00AA00B90ADF}
  • 'Shell Band Site Menu' with CLSID {ECD4FC4E-521C-11D0-B792-00A0C90312E1}
  • 'Microsoft Multiple AutoComplete List Container' with CLSID {00BB2765-6A77-11D0-A535-00C04FD7D062}
  • 'Microsoft Shell Folder AutoComplete List' with CLSID {03C036F1-A186-11D0-824A-00AA005B4383}
  • 'Microsoft History AutoComplete List' with CLSID {00BB2764-6A77-11D0-A535-00C04FD7D062}
  • 'Track Popup Bar' with CLSID {acf35015-526e-4230-9596-becbe19f0ac9}
  • 'Accessible' with CLSID {7e653215-fa25-46bd-a339-34a2790f3cb7}
  • 'Custom MRU AutoCompleted List' with CLSID {6935DB93-21E8-4ccc-BEB9-9FE3C77A297A}
  • 'MRU AutoComplete List' with CLSID {6756A641-DE71-11d0-831B-00AA005B4383}
  • 'Microsoft AutoComplete' with CLSID {00BB2763-6A77-11D0-A535-00C04FD7D062}
  • 'Address EditBox' with CLSID {A08C11D2-A228-11d0-825B-00AA005B4383}
  • '&Address' with CLSID {01E04581-4EEE-11d0-BFE9-00AA005B4383}
  • 'Registry Tree Options Utility' with CLSID {AF4F6510-F982-11d0-8595-00AA004CD6D8}
Internet Explorer bars
  • CLSID: {21569614-B795-46B1-85F4-E737A8DC09AD}
Internet Explorer shell browsers
  • CLSID: {01E04581-4EEE-11D0-BFE9-00AA005B4383}

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Microsoft Windows XP 100.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 35.00% of Shell Browser UI Library.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 73.33%
Hewlett-Packard 11.85%
Toshiba 2.96%
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