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Classic Shell for Windows 8

  1. #331


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


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  2. #332


    Posts : 511
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Read post #328 right above your last post.
    It is installed. Look at my pic. of installed programs. It's just not showing up in programs.
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  3. #333


    Posts : 511
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Classic Shell has never installed a shortcut on the desktop. The shortcuts in the Programs start menu are controlled by a checkbox in the installer (checked by default). Maybe you unchecked it.
    I really never remember a shortcut on the desktop. I don't remember unchecking a box during the install. When I do a reinstall, the checkbox is not there. I have installed every update since the first one, with no problems. If I did by mistake is there anyway to get it to show in programs? The program is installed. It's showing in add and remove programs.
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  4. #334


    Posts : 158
    Windows 7


    Well, you can uninstall it and install again. Or you can manually re-create the shortcuts in the start menu. Which ones do you need there?
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  5. #335


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Did you put a check in the Create a start menu folder ???

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  6. #336


    Posts : 511
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Well, you can uninstall it and install again. Or you can manually re-create the shortcuts in the start menu. Which ones do you need there?
    How do you recreate the shortcuts?
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  7. #337


    Posts : 158
    Windows 7


    You can create a folder named Classic Shell in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs and then put the shortcuts inside.
    For "Classic Explorer Settings" you need to create a shortcut to ClassicExplorerSettings.exe
    For "Classic IE Settings" you need a shortcut to ClassicIE_32.exe
    For "Classic Shell Help" the shortcut is to ClassicShell.chm
    For "Classic Shell Update" the shortcut is to ClassicShellUpdate.exe
    For "Classic Start Menu Settings" the shortcut is to ClassicStartMenu.exe with a parameter "-settings"
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  8. #338


    Posts : 511
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Thanks Ivo. I have it now.

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  9. #339


    Posts : 835
    Win 8.1 Pro


    Thanks for the new 4.0.4 update Ivo.
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  10. #340


    United States
    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1


    I Like it!
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