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Originally Posted by DzillaXx View Post

Why use a inferior OS just because you refuse to use a program like start8?

Explain yourself.
   
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Originally Posted by Techie007 View Post

    That registry hack only works on Windows 8 Developer Preview (which is two Previews and two Releases ago!). wink.gif
 
 
    Yes, ClassicShell is what I use (and install for other people that miss the Start Menu).  It also fixes several bugs/annoyances in Windows Explorer.  It is an excellent and very customizable program.  I definitely recommend it. thumb.gif


really redface.gif wow xD hehe thanks ^_^ (ive never used it as metros eeeasy smile.gif )
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I actually removed classic shell cause I thought it was spyware lol! I didnt trust it, it looked funny!biggrin.gif You know you get those programs that pretend to be registry cleaners and virus removers and stuff.... Oh well!rolleyes.gif
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    Classic Shell is not spyware.  If you want to be minimal, when you install ClassicShell, make sure that the "Classic Shell Update" is set to "Entire feature will be unavailable".  Then it will add only one process to your system, "ClassicStartMenu.exe" which loads the Start Menu into Explorer.  I have a firewall here that will notify me if any new program tries to communicate with the Internet.  Without the updater, there have been no notifications for Classic Shell.

    Also, make sure that you download it from the official site; or from a reputable software site like Softpedia, which at the time of this writing guarentees that Classic Shell is "100% tested, no spyware, no adware, no viruses."
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post #15 of 15
Classic shell is free and good program but you get what you pay for.

Start 8 much easier to use and i dont like default setup classic shell requires alot of tweaks i just want it be like windows 7 what is control panel a stupid list i want a link not a list its crap.
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