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Windows 7: How to create a windows xp toolbar and start menu

14 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
How to create a windows xp toolbar and start menu

Yo guys ive always wondered how to create a windows xp toolbar start menu (Well maybe style too) anyways if anybody knows how you can tell me or give me a video on how to.

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14 Aug 2011   #2

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Windows 7 x64
 
 

Download Windows XP Theme for Windows 7

I'm not sure you can use it with premium though you may require pro or better. I'm not a customization expert...
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14 Aug 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

It's not a 1 or 2 click change as in WinXP, but it can be done. Right-click globe in lower left corner of taskbar, select properties, Start Menu tab, customize. Most everything is there. Right click desktop, select Personalize, select Windows Classic Theme. It took me a day or 2 to find everything, once you've get it the way you like it, save it as a Theme.
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19 Aug 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maguscreed View Post
Download Windows XP Theme for Windows 7

I'm not sure you can use it with premium though you may require pro or better. I'm not a customization expert...
I dont trust luna.
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19 Aug 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Comp Cmndo View Post
It's not a 1 or 2 click change as in WinXP, but it can be done. Right-click globe in lower left corner of taskbar, select properties, Start Menu tab, customize. Most everything is there. Right click desktop, select Personalize, select Windows Classic Theme. It took me a day or 2 to find everything, once you've get it the way you like it, save it as a Theme.
I hate classic, I just want XP, And in customize give me a howto on setting up a windows XP Start menu, I dont need a windows XP taskbar anymore.
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19 Aug 2011   #6

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Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hacker12 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maguscreed View Post
Download Windows XP Theme for Windows 7

I'm not sure you can use it with premium though you may require pro or better. I'm not a customization expert...
I dont trust luna.
That's fine, sadly it's the only offering I could find.
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19 Aug 2011   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maguscreed View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hacker12 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Maguscreed View Post
Download Windows XP Theme for Windows 7

I'm not sure you can use it with premium though you may require pro or better. I'm not a customization expert...
I dont trust luna.
That's fine, sadly it's the only offering I could find.
Ok but if you still wanna search into this search google, I already did and i didnt get anything.
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19 Aug 2011   #8

7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Here are some

Free
Classic Shell Brings the XP Start Menu to Windows 7

$Paid$
Classic Start Menu with Aero for Windows 7

OR

How to enable classic start menu in Windows 7 without any software? - Jkwebtalks

Their are probably more, Just Google " how to enable classic start menu in windows 7 " or "classic start menu in windows 7 " or " classic start menu for windows 7 "you can select images so you can see pics of what they look like in your search also.

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21 Aug 2011   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Warlockz View Post
Here are some

Free
Classic Shell Brings the XP Start Menu to Windows 7

$Paid$
Classic Start Menu with Aero for Windows 7

OR

How to enable classic start menu in Windows 7 without any software? - Jkwebtalks

Their are probably more, Just Google " how to enable classic start menu in windows 7 " or "classic start menu in windows 7 " or " classic start menu for windows 7 "you can select images so you can see pics of what they look like in your search also.

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I think you should pay attention to the thread name bc i wanted XP not CLASSIC.
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21 Aug 2011   #10
Ivo

Windows 7 Home 64, Vista Ultimate 64
 
 

With regards to Vista/Windows7, XP is considered "classic".
If you look at the Classic Shell gallery you will see that it can actually make a XP-style toolbar in Explorer and XP-style start menu.
BTW, if you don't want "classic" and you don't like "luna", then it is really unclear what is it you want. XP can only do "classic" and "luna".
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