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 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: Internet Explorer prompt

Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:12 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 21


Yes. http://classicshell.net/faq/#explorer_toolbar

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: 64-bit Copy dialog not working in 32-bit apps

Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 3:40 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 50


Are you using Windows 7?

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Classic Shell vs 7+ Taskbar Tweaker

Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:55 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 113


Correct, there are no known or reported conflicts between Classic Shell and 7+ Taskbar Tweaker. Both Ivo and myself use 7+TT as well besides Classic Shell.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Is there a skin that looks exactly like the default Win 10 ?

Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:54 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 88


Microsoft does not allow Win32 app to embed or add Live Tiles. But you can pin as many app shortcuts as your screen can fit vertically in the Classic Start Menu. You can increase or decrease the size of icons too from the "Menu Look" tab by increasing the values of the settings "Small...

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Classic Shell vs 7+ Taskbar Tweaker

Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:42 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 113


No conflicts. Both can be used at the same time.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: How can I make the Start button look sharper?

Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:11 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 139


Which button image are you using? For Classic appearance, use the Classic button, not the Custom button. You can change the icon used for the Classic button. Attached here is the Windows 7 icon.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Remove Classic shell right-click menu

Posted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:24 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 84


Open Classic Start Menu Settings and in the search box at the top of the Settings window, type: right.

Check the option "Right click opens Win+X menu".

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Increasing the menu height / total number of items

Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:43 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 241


Do you see 20 recent program links? No. so that's exactly what happens, nothing, there's not arrows to scroll, there's nothing just 5 or 6 items like there's some sort of height lock or max overall items in the menu. Also, I'm far from reaching the top edge of the screen. Compared to the earlier sc...

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: Toolbar issue Windows 10

Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:13 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 111


Open Control Panel and press F10. Right click on the Menu bar (File, Edit......) and uncheck "Classic Explorer Bar". Another way using the Ribbon UI of Explorer is to go to the "View" tab of the Ribbon. Click the tiny arrow below the Options button and uncheck "Classic Explo...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Increasing the menu height / total number of items

Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:09 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 241


What happens if you set: Max recent programs to 30, 40 or 60? From your settings, I see that it is currently set to 20. Also after you increase the value, try launching more programs. As long as they fit vertically at your resolution, the frequent/recent list will expand. If the menu is already touc...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Increasing the menu height / total number of items

Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:58 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 241


Then there is some setting/configuration error. Can you post your Settings XML and attach it to this forum post? To export your Start Menu settings, click the "Backup" button and choose "Save to XML file". You can upload that XML here. That will give me a clear idea of how your e...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Increasing the menu height / total number of items

Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:46 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 241


In the style of the menu that you are using, the menu height should automatically increase as you increase the number of frequently used programs. Open Classic Start Menu Settings and in the search box at the top of the Settings window, type: max. Change "Max recent programs" value to incr...

 Forum: Start Buttons   Topic: i'd like to create completely custom start buttons, but....

Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:51 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 166


http://www.classicshell.net/tutorials/buttontutorial.html The button must not be square. A custom start button requires an image that contains 3 distinct parts - one for the normal state of the button, one for the hot state (when the mouse is over the button), and one for the pressed state. The 3 pa...

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: Navigation pane style settings: XP Classic lines missing

Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:50 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 139


Windows 10 Explorer had problems when "XP Classic" navigation pane was enabled, so that option had to be removed.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Hey, how do I roll back to old Win10 menu? Thanks.

Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:03 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 202


In Classic Start Menu Settings, set "Left Click opens:" and "Windows Key opens:" to "Windows Start". Both settings are on the Controls tab after checking "Show all settings" checkbox at the top.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Hey, how do I roll back to old Win10 menu? Thanks.

Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:39 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 202


What do you mean by 'old Windows 10 menu'?

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: CSM-W10 build 15002, Shut down , etc does not show.

Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:17 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 441


On April 09 upon logging in, I noticed that shut down, restart, switch users, etc. disappeared from start menu. -Windows 10, using W7 style menu.- In customize start menu I see that shut down is no longer there. In order to restart or shut down I have to Ctrl-Alt-Delete and that is annoying. This m...

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: Failing - v4.3.0, blinks to desktop - Win 10 Creators update

Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:05 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 301


Sorry that you are having issues with Classic Shell and Windows 10 Creators Update. From your description, it is clear that Explorer.exe is crashing with Classic Shell installed. We need to find out if it's crashing just due to messed up settings or there is some other DLL or incompatibility causing...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: How to change the form of applications in taskbar?(not icon)

Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:48 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 172


Here it is:

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Windows 10 Anniversary and Creators Update

Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 5:51 am 

Replies: 57
Views: 13294


I don't know the relationship between the Windows 10 menu and Classic Menu (I installed Classic Menu right away :-), but the first thing I did after the Creator's Update was installed and Classic Menu updated was to look for 3D Paint. It doesn't appear to be visible in Classic Menu. Any idea where ...

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: Problem under Windows 10 Creator Edition

Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:51 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 463


For Windows 10 Creators Update, you might need to change a few Windows settings before your Start menu list of most-used programs works. There is a newly introduced option in the operating system's Settings app -> Privacy: "Let Windows track app launches to improve start and search results"...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: How to change the form of applications in taskbar?(not icon)

Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:11 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 172


There are no tweaks in Classic Shell for what you are asking. A visual style/theme will help. Ask on sites like DeviantArt.com

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: "Open in new window" doesn't work anymore

Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:27 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 211


Try merging this into the Registry. If that doesn't work, I don't know. Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\opennewwindow] "OnlyInBrowserWindow"="" "LaunchExplorerFlags"=dword:00000001 "MUIVerb"="@shell32.dll,-8517" &...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: WIN7LIKE (Windows 7 style)

Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:25 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 8124


Beautiful and amazing skin!!!

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: "Open in new window" doesn't work anymore

Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:12 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 211


'Open in new window' is a Windows command and has nothing to do with Classic Shell.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Right click

 Post subject: Re: Right click
Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:10 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 154


Open Classic Start Menu Settings. In the search box at the top of the Settings window, type: right.

Uncheck "Enable right-click menu".

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: Up Button on Explorer and full path missing

Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:40 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 151


What to do when Classic Explorer doesn't work?: http://www.classicshell.net/faq/#explorer_toolbar

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Disable Classic Start menu

Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:40 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 160


Open Classic Start Menu Settings. In the search box at the top of the settings window, type: opens.

Set Left Click opens: to Windows Start and Windows Key opens: also to Windows Start.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Windows 10 Anniversary and Creators Update

Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:30 am 

Replies: 57
Views: 13294


@yunior89, see this topic: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=7477

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Modern (larger) context menu?

Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:52 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 219


Yes it does look nicer and the menu overall looks cleaner! Although Ivo will decide if it's worth doing as he's the developer.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Windows 10 Anniversary and Creators Update

Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:52 am 

Replies: 57
Views: 13294


bluemoon4ever wrote:
Where is the best place to upload the crash dump file to?
You can compress it inside a ZIP file and attach it to one of your forum posts.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: How do i delete these items?

Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:49 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 173


Follow these steps:

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: getting 2755 error when trying to install

Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:22 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 134


The Read-only behavior is normal. Folders cannot have read-only attribute so that's how Windows behaves. I have seen this error happen if the C:\Windows\Installer folder is missing or permissions on it are messed up. You can also try unregistering and re-registering Windows Installer from an elevate...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Modern (larger) context menu?

Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:19 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 219


Do you mean the black background context menu that makes you feel that high contrast is turned on only for a part of the UI? :P The larger menu with bigger spacing will make it not fit the height of most screens so the menu will need to have pagers for scrolling at the top and bottom. The context me...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Windows 10 Anniversary and Creators Update

Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:07 pm 

Replies: 57
Views: 13294


i have already un-installed it using the utility you mentioned. i shall try and install it again, and get back to you with the resuts. @edit ... NOPE! as soon as i try finish the install. Explorer goes into meltdown, then crashes and restarts, and then goes into crash/restart loop. Which is a shame...

 Forum: Classic IE   Topic: IE

 Post subject: Re: IE
Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:05 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 197


Those buttons you mentioned are not added by Classic Shell but are a built-in part of Internet Explorer. You need to contact Microsoft Windows support. Maybe you are using Microsoft Edge which has an icon similar to IE but is a completely different browser. Post a screenshot if possible.

 Forum: Classic IE   Topic: IE

 Post subject: Re: IE
Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:14 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 197


There is no toolbar added to IE (Internet Explorer). There is only a toolbar added to Windows Explorer (File Explorer). For IE, it adds back the text to the title bar, and some missing things to the IE status bar.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Adding God mode

 Post subject: Re: Adding God mode Topic is solved
Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:12 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 137


Classic Start Menu looks into this folder already when you perform a search. You can add it to the menu yourself if you want. Add a Custom item from Customize Start Menu tab and in the LINK field, specify: shell:::{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} But it will be a long menu to scroll through. I...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: getting 2755 error when trying to install

Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:11 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 134


Run Windows Disk Cleanup Tool on your C:\ drive and free up some disk space. Another possibility is that your Temp folder's permissions got messed up. Make sure your %tmp% directory (C:\Users\<your user name>\AppData\Local\Temp) is writable. You should be able to create a blank text file in it. Open...

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: Right Click in Navigation Pane causes Explorer crash

Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:14 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 114


Can you capture a crash dump as per these instructions?: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=6 Just before right clicking in the navigation pane, run: procdump -e explorer.exe

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: How do i delete these items?

Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:49 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 173


Look at the Setting: Shutdown menu items on Main Menu tab. Hover over it to read its tooltip help. For that setting, you need to specify the commands you wish to show in the Shutdown menu. The ones you omit will be hidden. The possible commands are: switch_user, windows_security, logoff, lock, disco...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Windows 10 Anniversary and Creators Update

Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:39 am 

Replies: 57
Views: 13294


I Just upgraded Windows Anniversary to Redstone 2, and after the upgrade and Windows starts just fine, but then ... Explorer crashes and goes into a re-start loop. the only way to stop the loop was to exit Classic Shell. I then tried re-starting Classic Shell and the crash/Explorer restarting loop ...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Program list not automatically loading after Creator Update

Posted: Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:54 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 578


For Windows 10 Creators Update, there is a new setting under Settings -> Privacy: "Let Windows track app launches to improve start and search results". Turn it on. Then go to Settings -> Personalization -> Start and turn on "Show most used apps". After turning it on, try launchin...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Windows 10 Anniversary and Creators Update

Posted: Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:44 pm 

Replies: 57
Views: 13294


I have Classic Shell working with Win10 Creators Update. However, every time I reboot it reverts back to the native shell. Suggestions? If it's the Start Menu that isn't loading at startup, make sure that "Start automatically for this user" is turned on in Settings (General Behavior tab)....

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: No user icon / CS not finding files/programs/program folders

Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 10:34 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 106


Sometimes, due to permissions getting messed up on some folders, the user picture may not be shown. In that case, you can use the dedicated setting for it to customize the user picture. Open Classic Start Menu Settings and in the search box at the top of the settings window, type: picture. Specify t...

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: Taskbar skin not fully stretched across

Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 11:56 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 214


Yes other users have reported this too:

Taskbar texture: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=6934
Taskbar texture bug after Creators Update: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=7464

Thanks for reporting.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Taskbar texture bug after Creators Update

Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 11:55 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 346


Yes other users have reported this too:

Taskbar texture: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=6934
Taskbar skin not fully stretched across: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=7472

Thanks for reporting.

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: Taskbar Texture

 Post subject: Re: Taskbar Texture
Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 11:54 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 738


Yes other users have reported this too:

Taskbar texture bug after Creators Update: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=7464
Taskbar skin not fully stretched across: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=7472

Thanks for reporting.

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Creators update support

 Post subject: Re: Creators update support
Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:21 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 210


Yes Classic Shell 4.3.0 is supported on Windows 10 Creators Update. Have you noticed any issues on it?

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: Classic Explorer: some directories behave differently?

Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:20 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 176


On a clean install, usually Folder Options X works and affects all types of folders. But since you used some Registry tweak, it may have messed up the folder templates stored in the Registry.
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