Well, I did install Classic Shell. And "nearly"
subjective. I didn't find it so --- but then I haven't
learned Win 7 well yet either --- just bought a new
laptop with 7 installed so I'll start
Yeah, "nearly" is subjective. It also depends upon individual tastes. Tell
me, just WTF do you want???
Here are a couple of screen shots of my Win 8 desktop. That's where I land
when the machine boots. Normally, there is nothing on it...no "My
Computer"...no "Recycle Bin". I don't want orneed those things. In the
screen shots, there are 3-4 things that are there temporarily until I take
care of them. That's what I use both my actual and my computer desktops
for - temporary things.
In the screen shots, the task bar is also visible. I keep it at the left
side and it is normally hidden until such time as I want it; when I do, I
move the cursor to the left edge and the taskbar pops out.
One screen shot shows the "All Programs" menu, the other shows "Settings"
Pretty much the same as they woud be in Win7, WinXP, Win98 or Win95. They
do have some special icons I made but that is a matter of taste; they could
have standard icons if I wished.
The existence of the menus is thanks to Classic Shell as is the "start"
button which is the graphic at the top of the taskbar. The appearance of
the start menu and what is on it, how it behaves, etc. is configurable via
Classic Shell's menu; one way to access that menu is to right click the
Take a look at the screen shots and tell me what is do damned hard about
Win8 with Classic Shell. IOW, are you stubborn or just totally computer
Winters getting colder? Tired of the rat race?
Taxes out of hand? Maybe just ready for a change?
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