Get the Old Microsoft Paint UI Back in Windows 7

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By Akemi Iwaya on February 11th, 2011

Were you less than pleased when the Ribbon UI was added to Paint in Windows 7? If you have been longing for the old UI style then you will definitely want to get your hands on Paint XP for Windows 7.

The great thing about Paint XP is that it installs separately, thus avoiding any conflict with the default Paint install for Windows 7. Ready for the bonus part? Both will run side-by-side at the same time without problems as seen above! You can literally have your cake and eat it too.

Note: We’ve removed this installer because it became full of crapware add ons. 

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 02/11/11
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