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Can I change the ribbon?

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    Can I change the ribbon?

    I did some searching, what I'm trying to do is change the ribbon so that it is text only(eg. in the file explorer). All the little pictures really throw me off and I find it hard to navigate because I'm scanning for the words in between all the pictures. I saw about "RPenabled" being able to change that, but I guess that's been removed?

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  2. #2

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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    My advice. Just get used to it. You can't change it.

    One option though, if you really hate it. Install a file explorer replacement like XYplorer - A Windows File Manager and Explorer Replacement or xplorer˛ lite: free windows explorer replacement (file manager)
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