Context menu in Windows 8 and 10 looks awful and huge. Dont worship me for this idea,,just implement it!! And a useful sidebar too. For all the doom and gloom of Microsoft not supporting XP, it still works well and does everything I need on a computer( communication and entertainment). http://maccomputersupply.com/windows-7/windows-7-slower-than-xp-vista.html
Next, unlock the taskbar by right-clicking again and clearing the check mark next to Lock the Taskbar. I like icons, and was hoping W7 might finally offer variable-sized icons. The only reason I still hold on to xp is because of how quickly I move things around on taskbar and on windows explorer, even if Windows 7 is way faster I've been using the RC 7 for a week and really appreciate how quickly the drivers fell into place on my new Asus netbook (eeepc1000he) - fantastic! http://www.pcworld.com/article/166938/windows_7_look_and_feel.html
Grab the proper Start button for Classic Shell and you’ve got a pretty convincing XP setup. Yükleniyor... lifehackerDeadspinGizmodoJalopnikJezebelKotakuLifehackerVideoindexSkilletTwo CentsVitalsApp directoryGearWindows 7 Theme for a Vista DesktopKevin Purdy1/08/09 4:00amFiled to: Featured Desktopwindows 7DesktopsThemesWindows VistaWindowsTop312EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink deviantART crafter giannisgx89 offers up an unofficial Vista (SP1) Thanks for your attention.
Reply Jonas Hermansen November 6, 2014 at 9:37 am Well personally I always prefer the new and modern, no matter what. You can unsubscribe at any time and we'll never share your details without your permission. It's great that this settting exists. How To Make Windows 7 Look Like Xp Create a folder where ever you want to save your Quick Launch shortcuts.
Also take a backup of system files before modifying them, so that you can restore them if anything goes wrong or you don't like the new change. November 13, 2009 Thoughts For those who love the eye-candy.. February 13, 2009 Max From using it on a machine at work, I can safely say I hate the new dock (taskbar). http://www.door2windows.com/how-to-get-windows-vista-look-feel-in-windows-7/ February 10, 2010 OldXP Windows 7 and new GUI appear controversial, visually and functionally.
November 5, 2009 DarkwarrioR Windows 7 is not really faster than xp so I will stick to win xp for atleast until sp1 for win7 because it is just full of Classic Shell So to change the most commonly used part of our work tool without giving us the option of going back to the old way is very intrusive and unfair, especially for For those who say you shouldn't want to go back when you're testing a beta, the point is to try the beta and see what you like and dislike, and say Did you find a nicer one than those outlined above?
It's official, the new Windows will be a perfect 10. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/3784/change-the-windows-7-taskbar-to-work-like-vista/ January 22, 2010 ahha Have used win7 now for 2 months. How To Make Windows Vista Look Like Windows 7 Microsoft effectively taught us to use a classic style interface since Win95. Windows Vista Transformation Pack For Windows 7 If I really wanted a dock, I'd use Mac.
thanks again for the responce October 25, 2009 eortman i LOVEEE the new taskbar and the idea but, i like the look of the vista taskbar more. http://maccomputersupply.com/windows-7/downgrade-windows-7-to-vista-without-disk.html Reply Kittie November 11, 2014 at 3:39 pm Thank you for this assist. July 8, 2009 Calab I could live with the new taskbar, EXCEPT that I can no longer drag toolbars off of the taskbar to other sides of the screen. :( July i cant figure out a way to make them look different, tell them apart, or anything. Windows Vista Theme For Windows 7
But if you want a real Mac-like dock, forget all that and install RocketDock. I'd have bought a Mac if I wanted Apple to own my soul. All it does is changes two registry keys to the opposite value (they are both Boolean): HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\TaskbarSmallIcons = 00000001 HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\TaskbarGlomLevel = 00000001 The batch file also includes an uninstaller which consists his comment is here Again, I love the newer GUI in most all other areas.
the closest is of course windows classic one on win 7 but I want it skinned just like now I'm using vista skin on xp and its ok November 7, 2009 A larger than normal bottom taskbar just makes everyone's widescreen monitor look even more ‘letter boxed'. Please help me.
So there you have it: how to make Windows 8 look like Windows 7 or XP. This was a well thought out move by microsoft for once. Share it then! September 7, 2009 calebstein I don't get why you would change the taskbar back, I love the new taskbar.
I personally prefer smaller icons and text on them naming the window or directory or shell or whatever, the oversized icons don't show that at a glance and that loss of Launch VistaGlazz and, if you're sure, agree to allow it to modify your system files. Let's face it, once my browser, Word and editing program are running I don't even see the tricky visual desktop effects all my working day. weblink The new features and behaviour isn't any confortable in the classical mode, it gets a very similar impression as a windows classic theme for "KDE".
nonA I need to know where can I download it. There are 18 new wallpapers, six of which have a British theme to them. Download Windows 7 Theme for Windows Vista 2. Call me lazy, but when you are working with computers all day, it makes a huge difference in productivity.
Reply Tina October 13, 2014 at 9:57 am The good news is, Classic Shell does run on Windows 10. :) http://www.classicshell.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=3213 Reply Justin Pot October 13, 2014 at 1:26 pm Is IF I open another application, like ccleaner, word,mail or spybot they work correct and go to task bar on right of quicklaunch. XP worked but the fascist Gates had to ruin it. Just kidding.
To get the Vista style taskbar back Right-click an open area on the Taskbar and select Properties. You'll get new apps and updates for free. As far as themes go, the theme that each new operating system comes with has more to do with marketing then real improvement in usefulness. I prefer Windows 10 look.
Am I right in thinking that the overall changes are cosmetric and Vista is still the underlying operating system. Its about choice. You guys get used to doing something one way and no matter how good the new thing is, you guys refuse to adapt thus keeping companies who are afraid of complaints I will customize a Linux build and screw MS!
May 25, 2009 danmarkban As mentioned by AdvancedK9 above, I am looking for a way to add a toolbar to the taskbar and then be able to move the individual toolbar Thanks for this article. Plus, if everyone was the same, the world would be pretty boring, huh? England and Wales company registration number 2008885.