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New Version 3.6.2 of Classic Shell is released Oct 27th, 2012

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raphoenix
raphoenix
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Version 3.6.2 general release (Oct 27, 2012):
Added support for jump lists in the main menu
Added support for displaying and launching Windows Store apps in Windows 8
Faster skipping of the Metro screen in Windows 8
Fixed some bugs found in the previous version

Download Classic Shell Skin to Get Windows 7 Look-Like Start Menu and Start Button in Windows 8.

http://classicshell.sourceforge.net/

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Fhirkin9
Fhirkin9
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Hey, how easy is the skin disabled, or does it require an unistall to use the Win8 native system?

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raphoenix
raphoenix
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Hey, in Windows 7, just press Shift and Click on the Start Button to get the original Windows 7 menu.

I know the program un-installs Completely if you don't like it as it is coded by a MS Fellow.

Also there are Hundreds of settings that you can set to customize the total program to your own liking.

If you have become a "Fanboy" of native Windows 8, suggest you not install Classic Shell.

I would never post software that could hurt a member's system !!

Rick P.

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raphoenix
raphoenix
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Here is:
HTG - Tutorial for using Classic Shell with Windows 8.
http://www.howtogeek.com/12745.....windows-8/

Here is:
HTG - 6 Start Menu Replacements for Windows 8
http://www.howtogeek.com/12769.....ign=291012

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Fhirkin9
Fhirkin9
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You don't need an add-on to create a toolbar with every shortcut that the old Start button had. You just need time to create a folder (I put a folder in the root drive called "Toolbar") and in that folder you place shortcuts to programs, Computer drives, Control panel, etc. Then you just create a new taskbar/toolbar and point to the folder you created. I am working on how to cascade "program groups"...but this is a free workaround. To that end, does anyone know the path or the program name of the program that is clicked when you want to go to the Metro/Start screen from the desktop side?

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