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How to Uninstall Classic Shell
Classic Shell Description

From Ivo Beltchev:

Classic Shell is a collection of features that were available in older versions of Windows but are removed from Vista and Windows 7. It has a classic start menu for Windows 7, it adds a toolbar for Windows Explorer and supports a variety of smaller features.Classic Shell adds some missing features to Windows 7 and Vista like a classic start menu, toolbar for Explorer and others.


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Uninstall Classic Shell Methods
Method one: You can remove Classic Shell follow the steps below:
  • 1.Close all your applications.
  • 2. Open the Control Panel and proceed to Programs and Features.
  • 3. Click View Installed Updates in the left-hand task pane.
  • 4. Scroll to the bottom and you’ll find Classic Shell. Double-click it, and click Yes at the “Are you sure you want to uninstall this update?” prompt.
  • 5. Follow the instructions and reboot when prompted.

Method two: Uninstall Classic Shell with Force Uninstall function.

Perfect Uninstaller has another powerful function which is able to uninstall Classic Shell completely from the folder. There will not be any related components and remaining registry entries on your computer.

  • 1. Download the Perfect Uninstaller
  • 2. Make sure that all the files, folders and process related to the Classic Shell is closed.
  • 3. Run Perfect Uninstaller.
  • 4. Click “OK” to skip the pop-up: First please try the “Uninstall” function.

  • 5. Find the directory directly in the hard drive where you locate the program.

  • 6. Click “Next” and then follow the on-screen prompts to finish the removal.

Just with a few of steps, you can uninstall Classic Shell quickly and completely. Perfect Uninstaller is excellent Programs Removal Software that helps you uninstall/remove any unwanted programs safely and completely in Windows 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7.