Welcome to TechDiscussion Forums


Your one stop community for Technical Assistance


  •  » Need latest Tech Updates?
  •  » Looking for Windows Troubleshooting?
  •  » Want some optimization Tips for Smartphone?
  •  » Or any other Technology discussion?

...You have come to the right place!


we will try to help you with your problem.


YES! I want to register an account for free right now!


p.s.: For registered members TechDiscussion.in is free of ads

Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: How to get Windows 7 type Explorer in Windows 8

  1. #1
    Respected Members TD Tech's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    391

    How to get Windows 7 type Explorer in Windows 8

    In this short tip I will show you how to get the same old Windows 7 type of explorer in Windows 8. The new edition of Windows is quiet changed and the new interface has made many confused. So here I am going to show you how you can get the same old Windows 7 Explorer back. In which you have a folder list menu on the left side and a search box on the top. It is easier to understand.

    I tried tons of tweak to bring Windows 7 interface back on Windows 8. But a few of them only work. Like the amazing Start Menu missing case. How Microsoft can remove it. This is the most used thing on Windows. They added that scrolling Metro UI which is slows, laggy and dumb. But still we have some tweaks through which we can get the old type of interface back. Letís move to install the old explorer on Windows 8.

    Installation method:

    • Download Windows 7 Explorer for Windows 8

    • Download the above file and keep it saves on your desktop. It is an old Explorer for Windows 8 which is lighter and easy to manage.

    • Run the setup. The software will also add Windows 7 Start Menu. So that you can search your frequently used program in it. Also the desktop here will be replaced by Explorer.exe.

    • You can configure and customize Windows 7 Start Menu as per your need. You can also install or remove programs as per your requirement.

    • The application works on any version of Windows 8.

    •   Alt Ads!

      TechDiscussion
       

  2. #2
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    23

    Re: How to get Windows 7 type Explorer in Windows 8

    You can download and install Ex7ForW8. This is a tiny utility that replace the existing interface with same Windows 7. Now it is a non-official application so therein s no chances that it is going to work stable. There can be certain issue with your system. So you must do this on your own risk. When you run this it will give you a choice to choose the interface. You can go with Windows 8 interface if you want or you can switch to Windows 7. I found the app really handy on my new laptop. It is not having crashing issue. And also it remains low on the system memory. I am trying to work more on the editing part.

Similar Threads

  1. How to install Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7
    By Paul Smith in forum Internet & Web Browsers
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 15-04-13, 03:18 PM
  2. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-07-12, 10:07 PM
  3. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-04-12, 01:52 PM
  4. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-04-12, 01:38 PM
  5. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 13-03-12, 12:30 AM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  


About TechDiscussion

    TechDiscussion.in is an Open Source Community to provide latest information from Technology World, provide instant help for users tech related issues, we provide free downloads for your Computers, Smartphones, and more...

Follow us on

Twitter Facebook youtube RSS Feed Flickr DavianArt Dribbble