1. Download the installer for the software
Visit the Classic Shell
Click the Download Now
Save the downloaded installer (ClassicShellSetup_latest_
mber.exe) wherever you want.
2. Run the installer
Locate the downloaded installer in Windows/File Explorer (or whatever file manager you use) and run it.
3. Select the options
There are four main options: Classic Explorer, Classic Start Menu, Classic IE, Classic Shell Update. It defaults to installing all four, but you may select whichever ones you want.
4. Complete the setup wizard
You will now have a Start button
and Start Menu
5. Right-click on the new Start button and select Settings
There are many tabs in Settings
. Click each of them and select whichever settings you want. Examples are the Start Menu Style
tab, where you may select the Windows 7 or Windows XP or Windows 2000 interface, and the Windows 8 Settings
tab, where you may Skip Metro screen
upon startup, thereby bringing you straight into the desktop.
6. Left-click the new Start button
You will now have whatever interface you selected, i.e., W7, XP, or 2K.
That's it - you're done! If you find this video to be helpful, please click the thumbs-up
icon below. And if you're interested in using Classic Shell for your Windows 10 computers, take a look at this video Micro Tutorial:
Make Windows 10 Look Like Earlier Versions of Windows with Classic Shell
Thank you for watching, Joe