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Why is Internet Explorer in Windows 8 in classic mode?

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    Win 8 X64

    Why is Internet Explorer in Windows 8 in classic mode?


    Hi,

    I just upgraded to Windows 8 from 7. I chose to keep my files and settings. Win8 is working fine but the theme of the desktop and Internet Explorer seems to be in classic mode. I had Win7 tweaked for gaming and have some services off. Playing with the control panel, theme menu and others I can't figure out how to bring on the default look and theme of Win8. Any suggestions? Here's a pic of explorer. Any help is appreciated. Thank you!!!
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    Posts : 2
    Win 8 X64


    IE as to be set to default browser for it to be in the default theme vs desktop
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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin


    I am afraid that is what it looks like.

    You can't get aero transparency or anything interesting.

    You just get that ghastly thing you have already.
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Why is Internet Explorer in Windows 8 in classic mode?
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