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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:   6.00.2900.6003 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.100623-1635)
MD5:   93b9631389f8c84e56f2552482c6c6e5
SHA1:   285f9d1bf2da802c9fa4dda2688abdda43d6ab8a
SHA256:   716bcd4ea0bbf90de46134ed5f398c7c3a01e0d03e0e6dafe76268ec061b0d8b
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:6.00.2900.6003 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.100623-1635)
Product version:6.00.2900.6003
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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