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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) 0.51%
6.00.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6452 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.130923-0420) 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) 0.23%
6.00.2900.6347 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.130205-1023) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6332 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.121224-1121) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6332 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.121224-1126) 0.73%
6.00.2900.6309 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.121031-1323) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6309 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.121031-1323) 1.47%
6.00.2900.6309 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.121031-1323) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6287 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.120828-1626) 0.01%
6.00.2900.6287 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.120828-1631) 1.23%
6.00.2900.6287 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.120828-1631) 0.01%
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6.00.2900.6254 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.120628-1618) 0.49%
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6.00.2900.6212 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.120419-1616) 0.22%
6.00.2900.6212 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.120419-1615) 1.50%
6.00.2900.6197 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.120228-1721) 0.22%
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Shell Browser UI Library by Microsoft

Remove BROWSEUI.dll
Version:   6.00.2900.2853 (xpsp_sp2_gdr.060220-1746)
MD5:   c35078e30cc641c940203919d501793c
SHA1:   4d2269fe4fce6f3e56d41c14734aff020f27ba98
SHA256:   ac023c86a7c50660185e7ed4bed428817fe1c1157953deea417096ad376bf8a6
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 is typically installed with the program Windows Internet Explorer 8 published by Microsoft Corporation. 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:6.00.2900.2853 (xpsp_sp2_gdr.060220-1746)
Product version:6.00.2900.2853
Size:999 KB (1,022,976 bytes)
Digital DNA
File packed:No
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The following program will install this file
Microsoft Corporation
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Windows IE8 (Internet Explorer 8) is a web browser from Microsoft. IE8 contains many new features, including WebSlices and Accelerators (Accelerators are a form of selection-based search which allow a user to invoke an online service from any other page using only the mouse). The address bar features domain highlighting for added security so that the top-level domain is shown in black whereas the other parts of the URL are grayed out. I...


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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