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Windows 7: CLSID Key List for Windows 7

CLSID Key List for Windows 7

Published by Brink
13 Sep 2010
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CLSID Key (GUID) Shortcuts List for Windows 7

information   Information
A CLSID is a globally unique identifier that identifies a COM class object. For more information about a CLSID key and the function of it's subkeys in the registry, then see CLSID Key (COM).

This is a list of GUIDs from the CLSID key in the registry that can be used to create shortcuts to open items with in Windows 7.

If you know of a GUID that is not in the list, then please feel free to share and post it as a reply.

Note   Note
For example, you could use either command below to create a shortcut with the CLSID key (GUID) for what it opens. You would right click on the desktop and click on New, Shortcut, use the full command you want below for the location, then type in a name for the shortcut.

explorer.exe shell:::{CLSID key number below}


explorer.exe /e,::{CLSID key number below}

Action Center{BB64F8A7-BEE7-4E1A-AB8D-7D8273F7FDB6}
Add Network Location{D4480A50-BA28-11d1-8E75-00C04FA31A86}
Administrative Tools{D20EA4E1-3957-11d2-A40B-0C5020524153}
Advanced User Accounts{7A9D77BD-5403-11d2-8785-2E0420524153}
Backup and Restore{B98A2BEA-7D42-4558-8BD1-832F41BAC6FD}
Biometric Devices{0142e4d0-fb7a-11dc-ba4a-000ffe7ab428}
BitLocker Drive Encryption{D9EF8727-CAC2-4e60-809E-86F80A666C91}
Bluetooth Devices{28803F59-3A75-4058-995F-4EE5503B023C}
Color Management{B2C761C6-29BC-4f19-9251-E6195265BAF1}
Command Folder{437ff9c0-a07f-4fa0-af80-84b6c6440a16}
Common Places FS Folder{d34a6ca6-62c2-4c34-8a7c-14709c1ad938}
Connect To{38A98528-6CBF-4CA9-8DC0-B1E1D10F7B1B}
Control Panel{5399E694-6CE5-4D6C-8FCE-1D8870FDCBA0}
Control Panel (All Tasks){ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}
Control Panel (Category view){26EE0668-A00A-44D7-9371-BEB064C98683}
Control Panel (Icons view){21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}
Credential Manager{1206F5F1-0569-412C-8FEC-3204630DFB70}
Date and Time{E2E7934B-DCE5-43C4-9576-7FE4F75E7480}
Default Location{00C6D95F-329C-409a-81D7-C46C66EA7F33}
Default Programs{17cd9488-1228-4b2f-88ce-4298e93e0966} or {E44E5D18-0652-4508-A4E2-8A090067BCB0}
delegate folder that appears in Computer{b155bdf8-02f0-451e-9a26-ae317cfd7779}
Desktop Gadgets{37efd44d-ef8d-41b1-940d-96973a50e9e0}
Desktop in Favorites{04731B67-D933-450a-90E6-4ACD2E9408FE}
Device Manager{74246bfc-4c96-11d0-abef-0020af6b0b7a}
Devices and Printers{A8A91A66-3A7D-4424-8D24-04E180695C7A}
Display (DPI){C555438B-3C23-4769-A71F-B6D3D9B6053A}
Ease of Access Center{D555645E-D4F8-4c29-A827-D93C859C4F2A}
E-mail (default program){2559a1f5-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}
Flip 3D{3080F90E-D7AD-11D9-BD98-0000947B0257}
Folder Options{6DFD7C5C-2451-11d3-A299-00C04F8EF6AF}
Font Settings{93412589-74D4-4E4E-AD0E-E0CB621440FD}
Game Controllers{259EF4B1-E6C9-4176-B574-481532C9BCE8}
Games Explorer{ED228FDF-9EA8-4870-83b1-96b02CFE0D52}
Get Programs{15eae92e-f17a-4431-9f28-805e482dafd4}
Getting Started{CB1B7F8C-C50A-4176-B604-9E24DEE8D4D1}
Help and Support{2559a1f1-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}
HomeGroup{67CA7650-96E6-4FDD-BB43-A8E774F73A57} or {B4FB3F98-C1EA-428d-A78A-D1F5659CBA93}
Indexing Options{87D66A43-7B11-4A28-9811-C86EE395ACF7}
Installed Updates{d450a8a1-9568-45c7-9c0e-b4f9fb4537bd}
Internet Explorer{871C5380-42A0-1069-A2EA-08002B30309D}
Internet Options{A3DD4F92-658A-410F-84FD-6FBBBEF2FFFE}
iSCCI Initiator{A304259D-52B8-4526-8B1A-A1D6CECC8243}
Keyboard Properties{725BE8F7-668E-4C7B-8F90-46BDB0936430}
Location and Other Sensors{E9950154-C418-419e-A90A-20C5287AE24B}
Manage Wireless Networks{1fa9085f-25a2-489b-85d4-86326eedcd87}
Mobility Center{5ea4f148-308c-46d7-98a9-49041b1dd468}
Mouse Properties{6C8EEC18-8D75-41B2-A177-8831D59D2D50}
My Documents{450d8fba-ad25-11d0-98a8-0800361b1103}
Network and Sharing Center{8E908FC9-BECC-40f6-915B-F4CA0E70D03D}
Network Center Notification area pop-up{38A98528-6CBF-4CA9-8DC0-B1E1D10F7B1B}
Network Connections{7007ACC7-3202-11D1-AAD2-00805FC1270E} or {992CFFA0-F557-101A-88EC-00DD010CCC48}
Network Map{E7DE9B1A-7533-4556-9484-B26FB486475E}
Network Neighborhood{208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-O8002B30309D}
Network (WorkGroup) Places{208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D}
Notification Area Icons{05d7b0f4-2121-4eff-bf6b-ed3f69b894d9}
NVIDIA Control Panel (if driver installed){0bbca823-e77d-419e-9a44-5adec2c8eeb0}
Offline Files Folder{AFDB1F70-2A4C-11d2-9039-00C04F8EEB3E}
Parental Controls{96AE8D84-A250-4520-95A5-A47A7E3C548B}
Pen and Touch{F82DF8F7-8B9F-442E-A48C-818EA735FF9B}
People Near Me{5224F545-A443-4859-BA23-7B5A95BDC8EF}
Performance Information and Tools{78F3955E-3B90-4184-BD14-5397C15F1EFC}
Phone & Modem Location Information{40419485-C444-4567-851A-2DD7BFA1684D}
Portable Devices{35786D3C-B075-49b9-88DD-029876E11C01}
Power Options{025A5937-A6BE-4686-A844-36FE4BEC8B6D}
Previous Versions Results Folder{f8c2ab3b-17bc-41da-9758-339d7dbf2d88}
printhood delegate folder{ed50fc29-b964-48a9-afb3-15ebb9b97f36}
Printers{2227A280-3AEA-1069-A2DE-08002B30309D} or {863aa9fd-42df-457b-8e4d-0de1b8015c60}
Programs and Features{7b81be6a-ce2b-4676-a29e-eb907a5126c5}
Public folder{4336a54d-038b-4685-ab02-99bb52d3fb8b}
Recent Places{22877a6d-37a1-461a-91b0-dbda5aaebc99}
Recovery (System Restore){9FE63AFD-59CF-4419-9775-ABCC3849F861}
Recycle Bin{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}
Region and Language{62d8ed13-c9d0-4ce8-a914-47dd628fb1b0}
RemoteApp and Desktop Connections{241D7C96-F8BF-4F85-B01F-E2B043341A4B}
Search Results{9343812e-1c37-4a49-a12e-4b2d810d956b}
Set Program Access and Defaults{2559a1f7-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}
Show Desktop{3080F90D-D7AD-11D9-BD98-0000947B0257}
Speech Recognition{58E3C745-D971-4081-9034-86E34B30836A}
Sync Center{9C73F5E5-7AE7-4E32-A8E8-8D23B85255BF}
Sync Setup Folder{2E9E59C0-B437-4981-A647-9C34B9B90891}
System Icons{05d7b0f4-2121-4eff-bf6b-ed3f69b894d9} \SystemIcons
Tablet PC Settings{80F3F1D5-FECA-45F3-BC32-752C152E456E}
Taskbar and Start Menu{0DF44EAA-FF21-4412-828E-260A8728E7F1}
Text to Speech{D17D1D6D-CC3F-4815-8FE3-607E7D5D10B3}
Time and Date{E2E7934B-DCE5-43C4-9576-7FE4F75E7480}
User Accounts{60632754-c523-4b62-b45c-4172da012619}
User Folder{59031a47-3f72-44a7-89c5-5595fe6b30ee}
User Pinned{1f3427c8-5c10-4210-aa03-2ee45287d668}
Web Browser (default){871C5380-42A0-1069-A2EA-08002B30309D}
Windows Anytime Upgrade{BE122A0E-4503-11DA-8BDE-F66BAD1E3F3A}
Windows Cardspace{78CB147A-98EA-4AA6-B0DF-C8681F69341C}
Windows Defender{D8559EB9-20C0-410E-BEDA-7ED416AECC2A}
Windows Features{67718415-c450-4f3c-bf8a-b487642dc39b}
Windows Firewall{4026492F-2F69-46B8-B9BF-5654FC07E423}
Windows Mobility Center{5ea4f148-308c-46d7-98a9-49041b1dd468}
Windows SideShow{E95A4861-D57A-4be1-AD0F-35267E261739}
Windows Update{36eef7db-88ad-4e81-ad49-0e313f0c35f8}

21 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits

Hi Brink. It's useful the list, but I couldn't undertand the Tip you refer above; I'm unable to create a shortcut with it. However, I found a way to access to the items this CLSID keys open. It's based on the popular trick of the larger control panel called "God Mode". So what I have done (it does not work with all the keys) is to create a folder in my desktop and in the name I wrote what it opens (exactly as it is on the list) followed by a dot, and then the CLSID key. This creates a folder that could be used as a shortcut, although it is not.
So I will be pleased if you can explain more detailed how to use this list to create a shortcut.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro x64

This is a great list... Thank you
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Sep 2010   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Combine,

Sure thing. Which one did you want to create a shortcut with that you could't get to work? I'll be happy to help with it. :)

You're most welcome Jamie. Thank you. :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

22 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits

For example I want to create a shortcut for "Network", so how should I do that?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Sep 2010   #5

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

For network, you would use either one of the locations in bold below. Notice the part in red is the CLSID number for Network. You would substitute the part in red completely if you want to do use a differen CLSID number for something else.

Network Folder Shortcut - Create

C:\Windows\explorer.exe shell:::{F02C1A0D-BE21-4350-88B0-7367FC96EF3C}


C:\Windows\explorer.exe /e,::{F02C1A0D-BE21-4350-88B0-7367FC96EF3C}
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Sep 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits

Sory, but I followed the steps in the tutorial without the result expected. When I write C:\Windows\explorer.exe /e,::{F02C1A0D-BE21-4350-88B0-7367FC96EF3C} when creating a shortcut, it seems that only recognizes C:\Windows\explorer.exe, so it creates a shortcut to the explorer.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Sep 2010   #7

64-bit Windows 10 Pro


As a test, download the Network folder shortcut in Option One of the tutorial link I posted above to see if it works for you or not. If not, then something else is wrong.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Sep 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits

I downloaded the shortcut and it works.
I compared the properties of your shortcut and mine (the one which don't work) and I realised that they seem to be exactly the same. So there is something wrong in the process of creating the shortcut. This is what I write in the path: C:\Windows\explorer.exe /e,::{F02C1A0D-BE21-4350-88B0-7367FC96EF3C}, but it does not work, instead it creates a shortcut to the explorer. A solution I found, is to copy the code on "Start in" in the explorer icon created, and then look for the rigth icon. However it is very frustating.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Sep 2010   #9

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

The downloaded shortcut was created the same way as in this tutorial. Only after it was created, I selected another icon for it, and changed the name instead of the default explorer name. That's all.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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