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Windows 7: Can I get WinXP Windows Explorer for Win7?

24 Sep 2012   #1
jacatone

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Can I get WinXP Windows Explorer for Win7?

I find the Windows Explorer file manager for Win7 to be kind of crappy. Is there a way to replace it with the much better one in WinXP Pro? Thanks.


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24 Sep 2012   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Jacatone,

You might give the free program Classic Shell a try to see if thay may work for you.

Welcome to Classic Shell

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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26 Sep 2012   #3
jacatone

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Classic shell just changes the start menu.
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26 Sep 2012   #4
Ivo

Windows 7 Home 64, Vista Ultimate 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jacatone View Post
Classic shell just changes the start menu.
Not true. Classic Shell has a ton of features for Windows Explorer:
Classic Shell: Features
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