IID_IExplorerManager {33779124-23EA-42F6-A2E2-A0735205C22C}

The IExplorerManager methods are (as ordered in the virtual function table after the IUnknown methods):

Offset Method
0x0C SetDefaultInProcServer
0x10 GetDefaultInProcServer

with prototypes:

HRESULT SetDefaultInProcServer (REFCLSID);
HRESULT GetDefaultInProcServer (CLSID *);


The IExplorerManager interface is implemented by the ExplorerFrame.dll version 6.0 from Windows Vista.

Though new for Windows Vista, this interface is not documented by Microsoft in the January 2007 edition of the Software Development Kit (SDK) for Windows Vista.

The name IExplorerManager is invented for this note, pending discovery of Microsoft’s name.