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 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Right click context menu

Posted: Thu Sep 09, 2021 4:53 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 9517


This was implemented eventually by the way. :)

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Separator in Program menu

Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2021 12:35 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 18456


Btw, here's how to add horizontal separator to organize apps into Groups: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=3403

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Separator

 Post subject: Re: Separator
Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2021 12:34 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 19762


Btw, here's how to add horizontal separator to organize apps into Groups: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=3403

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Separator Start Menu

 Post subject: Re: Separator Start Menu
Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2021 12:33 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 9981


How to add horizontal separator to organize apps into Groups: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=3403

 Global announcement   Topic: Classic Shell Start and Windows 11

Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2021 8:06 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 37298


As mentioned above, there is an in-memory patch available: https://github.com/valinet/ExplorerPatcher by a talented developer, Valentin-Gabriel Radu to enable only the Classic Taskbar without enabling "UndockingDisabled" and prevent the side effects it comes with/the things it breaks. As W...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Windows XP 2021 - system build for the modern PC

Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 9:27 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 51857


The UI is in Russian, not English for the Chrome clone.

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Windows Theme Mod (Pushed taskbar button for active window)

Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 6:11 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 38677


For Windows 10, you can use StartIsBack++ to achieve the same: https://www.techydecisions.com/fix-wind ... artisback/

 Global announcement   Topic: Classic Shell Start and Windows 11

Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 2:00 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 37298


If you wish to use Classic Shell / Open Shell with the new severely degraded "Modern" Windows 11 taskbar and the taskbar icons on the left (not centered), this particular button works well with it for now, completely overlaying the Windows 11 Start button. As it's a square button without a...

 Global announcement   Topic: Classic Shell Start and Windows 11

Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2021 8:38 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 37298


Well, Open Shell is better than Classic Shell for Windows 10 and Windows 11 because of the various fixes and enhancements it made after Classic Shell's last release. As of current Windows 11 builds (22449.1000), there are many ways to use Classic Shell/Open Shell: 1.⠀Use the ExplorerPat...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Good News Scrollbar skinning is back on Win10

Posted: Sat Jul 17, 2021 9:29 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 30845


Nope that user picture behavior must have been coded by Ivo into the 7 style itself and outside of the changeable skin parameters. A skin is after all also a DLL with other code running. For the Open Shell suggestions or questions, it's best to post them on GitHub (maybe you already did). :) Right n...

 Forum: Start Buttons   Topic: Windows 11 Sized button

 Post subject: Re: Windows 11 Sized button
Posted: Sat Jul 17, 2021 4:46 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 9729


As of current Windows 11 builds (22000.65), revert to the Classic Taskbar first: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell\Update\Packages] "UndockingDisabled"=dword:00000001 Restart Explorer or log off and login again. Then ru...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Good News Scrollbar skinning is back on Win10

Posted: Sat Jul 10, 2021 3:13 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 30845


Good to know. ge0rdi has done some neat fixes to Classic Shell on Windows 10's later releases.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: When I press the START BUTTON, the "list" is random.

Posted: Thu Jul 01, 2021 3:31 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 21143


What is random? Provide a screenshot please. Did you try right click on any item inside All Programs and "Sort by Name" (to sort it once) or "Auto arrange" to keep it always sorted. That function is there in Windows (at least for the classic menus till Vista, and then in Classic ...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: When I press the START BUTTON, the "list" is random.

Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 9:38 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 21143


Search in settings for: sort. Right click inside All Programs -> Auto Arrange

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Fluent-Metro [7 style and Classic style]

Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 9:35 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 17376


Yep I saw this at GitHub however I feel it is not very good/pointless. Without text labels on the right, the usability is reduced and a lot of space wasted in icons with big solid color background. The best skin I have come across in so many years of Classic Shell is your XP Metro-Glass Win10 (with ...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: taskbar, make system icons larger?

Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 9:32 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 9869


7+ Taskbar Tweaker advanced options: https://www.techydecisions.com/7-taskba ... d-options/

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: XP Metro-Glass Win10 [7style] and [Classic]

Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:10 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 48965


This is my favorite skin for the past many months and will continue to use it. A big thanks to Juniper7 and Splitwirez for awesome skins.

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Open Shell 4.4 and later

 Post subject: Open Shell 4.4 and later
Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 8:46 am 

Replies: 0
Views: 25998


A new update being tested to Open Shell fixes the broken Settings search on Windows 10 clean installs (1803 and above). It was broken so nothing from Settings pages showed up in the Start Menu search results after Version 1709 where it last worked. Upgrade installations were not affected. Currently,...

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: XP Metro-Glass Win10 [7style] and [Classic]

Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 8:23 am 

Replies: 10
Views: 48965


Yes both skins terrific but Luna-based in 7 style is always a treat. Thanks Juniper7! :P

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Reconciling and Removing System Folders

Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:35 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 29227


If you add a custom item, you can combine folders by using a semicolon in the LINK field. See here how to combine folders: https://winaero.com/blog/classic-shell-4-2-5-is-out-featuring-a-number-of-changes/ Also you can apply the Hidden attribute to any folder to not show in the Classic Start Menu wi...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Shutdown misdirection

 Post subject: Re: Shutdown misdirection
Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:48 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 24502


https://winaero.com/blog/set-default-sh ... up-policy/

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Mod of Windows Aero.skin7 with colorful RGB Shutdown button

Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2019 10:45 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 31603


Updated this skin's shutdown button, jumplists and user image for higher DPI. The jumplist padding and shutdown button padding is larger even for normal DPI. For user image, you can pick a skin option. Special thanks to juniper7 for the big user picture frames and all the right parameters. For the U...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Start menu search moves items when it finds new results

Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:08 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 37514


Since Classic Shell is no longer under development since 2017, I can only suggest you to try various search options in its Settings to see if they make a difference.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Start menu search moves items when it finds new results

Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:00 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 37514


Do you have a hard disk drive or an SSD? I suggest you move to an SSD since it's 2019. That should mostly resolve this slow search/results jumping issue.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Start Menu skins suitable for Windows 10

Posted: Thu May 23, 2019 4:59 am 

Replies: 15
Views: 145040


Just remember, Classic Shell got it first - both the "Light skin" and the "Dark skin (Midnight) before MS got "inspired": :lol:

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Open Menu with the First Item Selected

Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:12 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 19161


If you are using Classic single column or Classic with two columns styles, you can turn the Shutdown sub-menu power actions into icon-only buttons in the main menu to save clicks. Like this: http://classicshell.net/forum/download/file.php?id=1077 Here are Shutdown icons: https://www.dropbox.com/s/oz...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Keep Run Menu commands

 Post subject: Re: Keep Run Menu commands
Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:28 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 15685


Maybe this will help: https://winaero.com/blog/fix-run-does-n ... indows-10/

 Forum: Start Buttons   Topic: XP Start button without the button background

Posted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:21 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 36893


Very nice and thank you juniper7. I added a little shadow and glow to hover and pressed states: :P

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: Disable property bar (Organize → Layout → Details pane)

Posted: Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:21 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 26556


There is a Group Policy for it already at User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Explorer/File Explorer -> Explorer Frame Pane -> Turn off Details Pane.

 Forum: Start Menu Skins   Topic: Testing Half transparent Smokylike Glass.skin7

Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:53 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 36450


Juniper7's skins are unparalleled, many of them worth bundling with Classic Shell. :)

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Custom Classic Shell theme disappears on reboot

Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:03 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 9539


Copie o atalho do link para C: \ Arquivos de programas \ Classic Shell \ ClassicStartMenu.exe. Cole-o em C: \ Usuários \ SEU NOME DO USUÁRIO \ AppData \ Roaming \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Menu Iniciar \ Programas \ Inicialização Copy link shortcut to C:\Program Files\Classic Shell\ClassicStartMenu.exe....

 Global announcement   Topic: Classic Shell no longer in development. Source code released

Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:34 pm 

Replies: 172
Views: 6463592


Well the answer is simple. DON'T upgrade to Windows 10. Stick with Windows 7 and 8 as I am doing. I don't understand why people are using Windows 10 as it is so terrible. Yes you and I and some others on this forum are smart enough to understand that Windows 10 is crap and won't ever "upgrade&...

 Global announcement   Topic: Classic Shell no longer in development. Source code released

Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:12 pm 

Replies: 172
Views: 6463592


Hello. I am a huge Windows enthusiast since the earliest releases of Windows, and helped a little with Classic Shell's testing and usability/UX feedback. Why my interest in Classic Shell's development is ending is: Windows 10 is an unacceptable monstrosity the way it is currently designed. It contin...

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: classic explorer no longer works under windows 7

Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:54 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 10734


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

 Forum: Announcements   Topic: What's the future for Classic Shell?

Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:36 am 

Replies: 13
Views: 100570


Ever since Windows 10 made the OS less customizable and a pain to use, Ivo has lost interest in actively developing it due to other important projects and I have lost interest in testing it on Windows 10 so Classic Shell is in maintenance mode. New features and new releases will be very slow or unli...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Changing Metro App Folder Icon in Program List

Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:33 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 13861


Check out this post: viewtopic.php?t=921

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: "Recent Documents" empty

Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:33 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 15915


Right click Taskbar -> Properties. Go to Jumplists tab and enable the option to store recently opened files/documents. Thereafter, they should start showing up as you open them.

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Classic Master Browser?

 Post subject: Re: Classic Master Browser?
Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:04 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 8187


Or you could downgrade those PCs to Windows 8.1 and see how much better it is and how well it runs with Classic Shell compared to Windows 10. Another option is an Android phone but not a very good one if it's not always on and always running the app. But I sometimes set the SAMBA server Android app ...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: shutdown launches separate windows pop up for shutdown

Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:27 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 6641


What style of the menu are you using?

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Windows Easy Transfer

 Post subject: Re: Windows Easy Transfer
Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:00 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 8994


There is no such feature in Classic Shell. It is only a Start menu and some Explorer add-ons.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Export setting to a registry file

Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:11 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 10157


Export HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\IvoSoft and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\IvoSoft reg keys. Make sure the Start menu is not running while merging these keys. Any Classic Explorer changes will also take effect after Explorer.exe is restarted after adding the reg information.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Not compatible with custom themes?

Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:31 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 7406


Classic Shell comes with its own skinning system. Custom visual styles are not supported at all. You can create a Classic Shell Start Menu skin using Resource Hacker similar to the one in the visual style and it will forever work and look the same across all Windows releases. Here is the skin refere...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: "Recent Documents" empty

Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 3:07 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 15915


What Windows version are you using?

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: NumLock "on", InitialKeyboardIndicators, hybrid shutdown

Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:16 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 8233


Windows 8/8.1/10 all have hybrid shutdown on by default. Classic Shell simply follows the default Windows setting. The Reg values have changed across each Windows version: https://winaero.com/blog/enable-numlock-logon-screen-windows-10/ I don't know what they are for the latest Windows 10 release. I...

 Forum: Start Buttons   Topic: Some Start button

 Post subject: Re: Some Start button Topic is solved
Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:00 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 21810


What is your button about? :)

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Notification Center does not open, even not with Win+A

Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:15 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 7573


Hmm this exact problem was reported by some more users here: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=7028 No fix has been found yet.

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: FCU?

 Post subject: Re: FCU?
Posted: Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:10 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 20061


Are you facing any specific issues? People report that it is already compatible.

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Open new window using CTRL click on parent button

Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:48 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 9386


On Windows 7, the Up button is added to Explorer by Classic Explorer. On Windows 8/8.1/10, Microsoft added it back themselves but forgot the Ctrl+click function. So simply add the Up button to your Explorer toolbar and use it instead. Click+clicking it should open the parent folder in a new window. ...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: CSV file for directories and subdirectories.

Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:43 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 20869


While the idea is good, no one is going to modify their app installer for Classic Shell because after all, it is a third-party product, not something made by Microsoft and integrated into the Windows OS.

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

Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:16 am 

Replies: 169
Views: 809321


@kiampp, that is a screenshot of Explorer from Windows 7. To disable the Ribbon on Windows 8/8.1/10, use OldNewExplorer: http://tihiy.net/files/OldNewExplorer.rar
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