classic shell...but also boot too desktop

snadge

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is there any FREE software like start8 that provides classic shell menu but with "boot to desktop" option?

thanks
 

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I'm amazed, at how many options are actually available in the latest Classic Shell (4.0.5)

It's backward compatible for Windows 7 too, to change the "look" of the desktop.

I just automatically install Classic Shell when I'm setting up a new PC with Windows 8 or 8.1,
for my customers who are used to running Windows XP, Vista or even Windows 7.

I can set up their new desktop to look exactly like their old desktop.
Older users really don't like change, so the Classic Shell gives them a desktop that looks like their old XP desktop.

Oh....did I mention.... Classic Shell is FREE!

Cheers Mates!
TechnoMage :cool:
 

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i couldnt find "boot to desktop" in classic shell? hence me asking if theres any like classic shell but has boot to desktop on it..
 

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i couldnt find "boot to desktop" in classic shell? hence me asking if theres any like classic shell but has boot to desktop on it..
Did you update to 8.1 ? if you did, wait for newest update after April 8th, it has Boot strait to desktop feature.
 

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i couldnt find "boot to desktop" in classic shell? hence me asking if theres any like classic shell but has boot to desktop on it..
Did you update to 8.1 ? if you did, wait for newest update after April 8th, it has Boot strait to desktop feature.

Hey CountMike, no need to update. Windows 8.1 already has boot straight to desktop feature.
 

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i couldnt find "boot to desktop" in classic shell? hence me asking if theres any like classic shell but has boot to desktop on it..
Did you update to 8.1 ? if you did, wait for newest update after April 8th, it has Boot strait to desktop feature.

Hey CountMike, no need to update. Windows 8.1 already has boot straight to desktop feature.

I know but I seem to remember that it had to be set manually.
 

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Did you update to 8.1 ? if you did, wait for newest update after April 8th, it has Boot strait to desktop feature.

Hey CountMike, no need to update. Windows 8.1 already has boot straight to desktop feature.

I know but I seem to remember that it had to be set manually.

Yes, you do have to set it up manually (just check a box). But it has the option to do that nevertheless.
 

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i couldnt find "boot to desktop" in classic shell? hence me asking if theres any like classic shell but has boot to desktop on it..

Here it is:

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Also in Taskbar Properties:

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That was a great post David. :thumb: You are always so helpful.
 

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I try. :)
 

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That was a great post David. :thumb: You are always so helpful.

Yes, he is....I can't add to his reputation again, just yet. You might try giving him another if you can. :)
 

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Yes, he is....I can't add to his reputation again, just yet. You might try giving him another if you can. :)

Ha ha ha... I made that post solely because of the fact that I couldn't give him a rep since I had repped him just a while back for a good post. David, you rule! :thumbsup:
 

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Thanks again. :party:
 

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