How-to: A list of common ClassIDs.

The following Class IDs are available in Windows 10 and where indicated Windows 11.

Folder Win11? CLSID
3D Objects   ::{0DB7E03F-FC29-4DC6-9020-FF41B59E513A}
Action Center / Security and Maintenance. Y ::{BB64F8A7-BEE7-4E1A-AB8D-7D8273F7FDB6}
Add Network Place Y ::{D4480A50-BA28-11D1-8E75-00C04FA31A86}
Administrative Tools / Windows Tools Y ::{D20EA4E1-3957-11D2-A40B-0C5020524153}
All Tasks (God Mode) Y ::{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}
Applications Y ::{4234D49B-0245-4DF3-B780-3893943456E1}
AutoPlay Y ::{9C60DE1E-E5FC-40F4-A487-460851A8D915}
BitLocker Drive Encryption   ::{D9EF8727-CAC2-4E60-809E-86F80A666C91}
Bluetooth Devices Y ::{28803F59-3A75-4058-995F-4EE5503B023C}
Color Management Y ::{B2C761C6-29BC-4F19-9251-E6195265BAF1}
Command Folder Y ::{437FF9C0-A07F-4FA0-AF80-84B6C6440A16}
Common Places FS Folder Y ::{D34A6CA6-62C2-4C34-8A7C-14709C1AD938}
Control Panel Y ::{5399E694-6CE5-4D6C-8FCE-1D8870FDCBA0}
Control Panel (Category view) Y ::{26EE0668-A00A-44D7-9371-BEB064C98683}
Control Panel ➞ All Control Panel Items Y ::{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}
Credential Manager Y ::{1206F5F1-0569-412C-8FEC-3204630DFB70}
Date and Time Y ::{E2E7934B-DCE5-43C4-9576-7FE4F75E7480}
Default Programs / Default Apps Y ::{17CD9488-1228-4B2F-88CE-4298E93E0966}
Default Programs / Default Apps Y ::{E44E5D18-0652-4508-A4E2-8A090067BCB0}
Delegate folder / Computer   ::{B155BDF8-02F0-451E-9A26-AE317CFD7779}
Desktop Y ::{B4BFCC3A-DB2C-424C-B029-7FE99A87C641}
Desktop in Favorites Y ::{04731B67-D933-450A-90E6-4ACD2E9408FE}
Device Manager Y ::{74246BFC-4C96-11D0-ABEF-0020AF6B0B7A}
Devices and Printers Y ::{A8A91A66-3A7D-4424-8D24-04E180695C7A}
Documents Y ::{D3162B92-9365-467A-956B-92703ACA08AF}
Documents Y ::{A8CDFF1C-4878-43BE-B5FD-F8091C1C60D0}
Downloads Y ::{088E3905-0323-4B02-9826-5D99428E115F}
Downloads Y ::{374DE290-123F-4565-9164-39C4925E467B}
Email Y ::{2559A1F5-21D7-11D4-BDAF-00C04F60B9F0}
Ease of Access Center Y ::{D555645E-D4F8-4C29-A827-D93C859C4F2A}
Favorites Y ::{323CA680-C24D-4099-B94D-446DD2D7249E}
File History   ::{F6B6E965-E9B2-444B-9286-10C9152EDBC5}
Folder Options Y ::{6DFD7C5C-2451-11D3-A299-00C04F8EF6AF}
Font Settings Y ::{93412589-74D4-4E4E-AD0E-E0CB621440FD}
Fonts Y ::{BD84B380-8CA2-1069-AB1D-08000948F534}
Frequent Folders Y ::{3936E9E4-D92C-4EEE-A85A-BC16D5EA0819}
Games Explorer   ::{ED228FDF-9EA8-4870-83B1-96B02CFE0D52}
Get Programs Y ::{15EAE92E-F17A-4431-9F28-805E482DAFD4}
HomeGroup Y ::{67CA7650-96E6-4FDD-BB43-A8E774F73A57}
Hyper-V Remote File Browsing Y ::{0907616E-F5E6-48D8-9D61-A91C3D28106D}
Inbox (Outlook) Y ::{00020D75-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}
Indexing Options Y ::{87D66A43-7B11-4A28-9811-C86EE395ACF7}
Infrared ::{A0275511-0E86-4ECA-97C2-ECD8F1221D08}
Installed Updates Y ::{D450A8A1-9568-45C7-9C0E-B4F9FB4537BD}
Internet Options Y ::{A3DD4F92-658A-410F-84FD-6FBBBEF2FFFE}
iSCCI Initiator Y ::{A304259D-52B8-4526-8B1A-A1D6CECC8243}
Keyboard Properties Y ::{725BE8F7-668E-4C7B-8F90-46BDB0936430}
Libraries Y ::{031E4825-7B94-4DC3-B131-E946B44C8DD5}
Location and Other Sensors / Location Settings ::{E9950154-C418-419E-A90A-20C5287AE24B}
Media Servers Y ::{289AF617-1CC3-42A6-926C-E6A863F0E3BA}
Mobility Center Y ::{5EA4F148-308C-46D7-98A9-49041B1DD468}
Mouse Properties Y ::{6C8EEC18-8D75-41B2-A177-8831D59D2D50}
Music Y ::{3DFDF296-DBEC-4FB4-81D1-6A3438BCF4DE}
Music Y ::{1CF1260C-4DD0-4EBB-811F-33C572699FDE}
My Computer / Computer / This PC Y ::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}
My Documents Y ::{450D8FBA-AD25-11D0-98A8-0800361B1103}
My Network Places Y ::{208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D}
Network Y ::{F02C1A0D-BE21-4350-88B0-7367FC96EF3C}
Network and Sharing Center Y ::{8E908FC9-BECC-40F6-915B-F4CA0E70D03D}
Network Connections Y ::{7007ACC7-3202-11D1-AAD2-00805FC1270E}
Network Connections Y ::{992CFFA0-F557-101A-88EC-00DD010CCC48}
Notification Area Icons (append \SystemIcons for System Icons) ::{05D7B0F4-2121-4EFF-BF6B-ED3F69B894D9}
Offline Files Folder   ::{AFDB1F70-2A4C-11D2-9039-00C04F8EEB3E}
OneDrive Y ::{018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}
Other Users Folder / Media Streaming Options Y ::{B4FB3F98-C1EA-428D-A78A-D1F5659CBA93}
Pen and Touch ::{F82DF8F7-8B9F-442E-A48C-818EA735FF9B}
Personalization   ::{ED834ED6-4B5A-4BFE-8F11-A626DCB6A921}
Phone and Modem Y ::{40419485-C444-4567-851A-2DD7BFA1684D}
Pictures Y ::{24AD3AD4-A569-4530-98E1-AB02F9417AA8}
Pictures Y ::{3ADD1653-EB32-4CB0-BBD7-DFA0ABB5ACCA}
Portable Devices Y ::{35786D3C-B075-49B9-88DD-029876E11C01}
Power Options Y ::{025A5937-A6BE-4686-A844-36FE4BEC8B6D}
Previous Versions Results Folder Y ::{F8C2AB3B-17BC-41DA-9758-339D7DBF2D88}
Printers Y ::{863AA9FD-42DF-457B-8E4D-0DE1B8015C60}
Printers and Faxes Y ::{2227A280-3AEA-1069-A2DE-08002B30309D}
printhood delegate folder   ::{ED50FC29-B964-48A9-AFB3-15EBB9B97F36}
Programs and Features Y ::{7B81BE6A-CE2B-4676-A29E-EB907A5126C5}
Public Folder Y ::{4336A54D-038B-4685-AB02-99BB52D3FB8B}
Quick access Y ::{679F85CB-0220-4080-B29B-5540CC05AAB6}
Recent Places / Recent Folders Y ::{22877A6D-37A1-461A-91B0-DBDA5AAEBC99}
Recovery ::{9FE63AFD-59CF-4419-9775-ABCC3849F861}
Recycle Bin Y ::{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}
Region and Language Y ::{62D8ED13-C9D0-4CE8-A914-47DD628FB1B0}
RemoteApp and Desktop Connections Y ::{241D7C96-F8BF-4F85-B01F-E2B043341A4B}
Removable Storage Devices Y ::{A6482830-08EB-41E2-84C1-73920C2BADB9}
Results Folder Y ::{2965E715-EB66-4719-B53F-1672673BBEFA}
Run Y ::{2559A1F3-21D7-11D4-BDAF-00C04F60B9F0}
Search   ::{2559A1F0-21D7-11D4-BDAF-00C04F60B9F0}
Search (Modern) Y ::{2559A1F8-21D7-11D4-BDAF-00C04F60B9F0}
Search Results   ::{9343812E-1C37-4A49-A12E-4B2D810D956B}
Set Program Access and Defaults Y ::{2559A1F7-21D7-11D4-BDAF-00C04F60B9F0}
Show Desktop Y ::{3080F90D-D7AD-11D9-BD98-0000947B0257}
Sound Y ::{F2DDFC82-8F12-4CDD-B7DC-D4FE1425AA4D}
Speech Recognition Y ::{58E3C745-D971-4081-9034-86E34B30836A}
Storage Spaces   ::{F942C606-0914-47AB-BE56-1321B8035096}
Sync Center Y ::{9C73F5E5-7AE7-4E32-A8E8-8D23B85255BF}
Sync Setup Folder Y ::{2E9E59C0-B437-4981-A647-9C34B9B90891}
System Y ::{BB06C0E4-D293-4F75-8A90-CB05B6477EEE}
System Restore   ::{3F6BC534-DFA1-4AB4-AE54-EF25A74E0107}
Tablet PC Settings   ::{80F3F1D5-FECA-45F3-BC32-752C152E456E}
Taskbar Settings Y ::{0DF44EAA-FF21-4412-828E-260A8728E7F1}
Text to Speech Y ::{D17D1D6D-CC3F-4815-8FE3-607E7D5D10B3}
Troubleshooting   ::{C58C4893-3BE0-4B45-ABB5-A63E4B8C8651}
User Accounts Y ::{60632754-C523-4B62-B45C-4172DA012619}
User Accounts (netplwiz) Y ::{7A9D77BD-5403-11D2-8785-2E0420524153}
User Folder Y ::{59031A47-3F72-44A7-89C5-5595FE6B30EE}
User Pinned Y ::{1F3427C8-5C10-4210-AA03-2EE45287D668}
Videos Y ::{F86FA3AB-70D2-4FC7-9C99-FCBF05467F3A}
Videos Y ::{A0953C92-50DC-43BF-BE83-3742FED03C9C}
Window Switcher Y ::{3080F90E-D7AD-11D9-BD98-0000947B0257}
Windows Features   ::{67718415-C450-4F3C-BF8A-B487642DC39B}
Windows Firewall   ::{4026492F-2F69-46B8-B9BF-5654FC07E423}
Work Folders   ::{ECDB0924-4208-451E-8EE0-373C0956DE16}

Most CLSIDs are defined in the registry at HKLM\Software\Classes\CLSID
A few may also be found in HKCU\Software\Classes\CLSID

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID provides a view that merges the information from those two sources.

Most of the CLSIDs in the table above can be opened using START shell:CLSID.
e.g. Open 'My Documents' with:

START shell:::{450D8FBA-AD25-11D0-98A8-0800361B1103}

Related commands

CertUtil class - Display COM registry information.
Shell: folder - Shortcuts to key folders.


 
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