What is the ClassicIE9DLL_32.dll component needed for?Simply stated, a DLL file is an unnamed executable file. It cannot be directly invoked, but it can be called by any executable Windows program.
The ClassicIE9DLL_32.dll process is also known as Customizations for the title bar and status bar of (Version IE9) and is a part of Classic Shell. This software is produced by IvoSoft (classicshell.sourceforge.net). An obsolete or defective version of ClassicIE9DLL_32.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Customizations has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Customizations has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ClassicIE9DLL_32.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ClassicIE9DLL_32.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ClassicIE9DLL_32.dll Customizations
ClassicIE9DLL_32.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file ClassicIE9DLL_32.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 367,616 bytes (36% of all these files), 384,000 bytes, 385,024 bytes or, as the case may be, 383,488 bytes.
This DLL file is a browser plug-in. This could mean that your Internet Explorer has been given additional useful capabilities. However, not all such plug-ins are worthwhile. Some just display advertisements or surreptitiously change your browser settings. The unique identifer of the browser plug-in is EA801577-E6AD-4BD5-8F71-4BE0154331A4. This ClassicIE9DLL_32.dll process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. For this reason, 47% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves ClassicIE9DLL_32.dll. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about ClassicIE9DLL_32?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Classic Shell
To remove Customizations from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Classic Shell in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if ClassicIE9DLL_32.dll (Customizations) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Customizations. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Customizations or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or ClassicIE9DLL_32.dll is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.