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Windows 7: XP look to Windows Explorer

25 Nov 2011   #1
lee griggs

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
XP look to Windows Explorer

Hi, has anyone got any tips on making windows explorer look more like XP.

I had the setup above in XP, by pressing F11 and F3 to get rid of the extra interface and using the keyboard to navigate windows.

I am finding this pretty hard to replicate in Windows 7. The File menu, does not even appear when pressing alt F when F11 has been used to maximise explorer.

Ideally, I would want it to look like the above, however now that there are no more keyboard favorites, it would probably be impossible?

Even, if I could get rid of the huge bar that says Burn New Folder at the top that I have never used (really, what is the point of this huge space wasting beast?).

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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25 Nov 2011   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Lee,

You might see if the free program Classic Shell may be able to help get you closer to what you are wanting.

Hope this helps,
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25 Nov 2011   #3
lee griggs

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

I love it!
Thanks Shawn!
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25 Nov 2011   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome. I'm glad that it'll work for you.
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