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Windows 7: I tried running explorer.exe from Windows XP on Windows 7...

25 Dec 2013   #1
tmontney

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 
I tried running explorer.exe from Windows XP on Windows 7...

I was surprised it worked at all. I ran it under compatibility mode (XP SP3 /w run as Admin). Sure it's pretty useless, but it works. Couldn't someone fix this up and make it fully functional?




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25 Dec 2013   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7 H-Prem-x64 Linux-M-Mate-x64 Win-8.1-10tp-x64
 
 

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25 Dec 2013   #3
tmontney

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
"Couldn't someone fix this up and make it fully functional?'

Clear enough, right?
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29 Dec 2013   #4
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums tmontney. Have you just switched from XP to 7? The reason I ask is that is usually when people are trying to make 7 work like XP For the most part, after people get used to 7, they like it's functionality better, even if they miss some things from XP. For that reason, it's unlikely anyone would spend the time to make an XP Explorer work on 7. Classic Shell has a Classic Explorer, which is closest to this perhaps.

Classic Shell - Start menu and other Windows enhancements

Is there something particular you'd want that 7 doesn't have?

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