User Interface Tweakers
All apps in this section are freeware
Classic Shell is a collection of usability enhancements for Windows. The main features are:
– Highly customizable start menu with multiple styles and skins
– Start button for Windows 7 and Windows 8
– Toolbar and status bar for Windows Explorer
– Caption and status bar for Internet Explorer
All the questions you could possibly have are answered:
– The Help file
– Classic Shell FAQ’s
– Classic Shell Performance Tips
– Ask a question their new forums.
Install screen. Personally I only use the Start Menu but you may find the other stuff useful.
Classic Start Menu
Look at all those configuration options! The Help section and Backup button are your friends!
The options I use in the Windows 8 Settings tab:
If you want to add Classic Explorer this is what it adds to Windows 8: