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Classic Shell v4.2.1

Vista / Win10 / Win7 / Win8
Classic Shell is a collection of features that were available in older versions of Windows but were later removed. It has a customizable Start menu and Start button for Windows 7 and Windows 8, it adds a toolbar for Windows Explorer and supports a variety of smaller features.

  • Drag and drop to let you organize your applications
  • Options to show Favorites, expand Control Panel, etc
  • Shows recently used documents. The number of documents to display is customizable
  • Translated in 35 languages, including Right-to-left support for Arabic and Hebrew
  • Does not disable the original start menu in Windows. You can access it by Shift+Click on the start button
  • Right-click on an item in the menu to delete, rename, sort, or perform other tasks
  • The search box helps you find your programs without getting in the way of your keyboard shortcuts
  • Supports jumplists for easy access to recent documents and common tasks
  • Available for 32 and 64-bit operating systems
  • Has support for skins, including additional 3rd party skins
  • Fully customizable in both looks and functionality
  • Support for Microsoft’s Active Accessibility
  • Converts the “All Programs” button in the Windows menu into a cascading menu (Vista and Windows 7)
  • Implements a customizable Start button (Windows 7 and 8)
  • Can show, search and launch Windows Store apps (Windows 8)
  • And last but not least – it''''''''s FREE!

  • Screenshots:

    Classic Shell v3.6.2 Classic Shell v3.6.2 Classic Shell v3.6.2

    classic shell start menu button windows 8 launch

    License type Freeware1
    Author's homepage Visit the author's site
    Date added 13 Aug 2017
    Downloads 7,160
    File size 6.29 MB (<1min @ 1Mbps)
    Supported languages English,  Finnish,  Swedish,  Norwegian,  Spanish,  Dutch,  Danish
    Operating systems Vista / Win10 / Win7 / Win81

    1License and operating system information is based on latest version of the software.

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    Classic Shell v3.6.2

    Yeah man sweet little app,once ive got it setup how i like it,getting t where i want to go is real fast a lot faster than w7 own menu & being able to select xp style is real sweet,& nice & compact menu as well not strewn across the screen,really like the way the "all programs" overlays on top of where the my comp & control panel is,so is it worth a shot you ask? hell yeah i say!,you got windowblinds installed no prob still works a treat