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Classic Shell 4.3.1

Adds some missing features to Windows 7 and Windows Vista

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Classic Shell screenshotClassic Shell is a simple to use program that allows you to activate taken out features in your system. It provides to all users who want to completely personalize their PC and gain access to secret and useful options.

Classic Shell is free program that enhances your productivity, improves the usability of Microsoft Windows and enables you to use the PC the way you like it. The main features are:

You can choose an appearance between Windows XP, Windows Classic, or Vista, Windows 7 mode.

You can designate the left click, Shift+click and Windows key actions, show the Favorites area as a link or menu, set the menu lag time, skip the Metro screen, as well as remove the Start button.

- Very customizable start menu with more styles and skins
- Fast access to recent, frequently-used, or pinned programs
- Find settings, programs, files or documents
- Start button for Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10
- Toolbar and status bar for Windows Explorer
- Caption and status bar for Internet Explorer


  • Easy to install and configure.
  • Loaded with options.


  • Slow navigation.
  • Finding folders and files can be a hassle.
Name Classic Shell
Version 4.3.1
Developer | see all products from this developer
Product Homepage Classic Shell
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 3
All Time Downloads 4,267
Filename ClassicShellSetup_4_3_1.exe
Filesize 6.9MB
MD5 Checksum 4C566D866483669EB44584E6E0339292
OS Support Windows All
Category Desktop Enhancements

100% CLEAN Certification

BadgeClassic Shell has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
Classic Shell 4.3.1 August 23, 2017 - Latest Version
Classic Shell 4.3.0 August 05, 2016
Classic Shell 4.2.7 Beta May 24, 2016
Classic Shell 4.2.5 November 17, 2015
Classic Shell 4.2.4 August 24, 2015

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