Download Classic Shell, to add XP features to Windows 7 or 8
Classic Shell is a free program that adds some missing features to Windows 8, 7 or Vista, such as a classic start menu and a toolbar for Windows Explorer.
Classic Start Menu is a clone of the start menu from Windows 2000, XP and Vista, which many people prefer but are missing from Windows 7 and 8. Features: Drag and drop to let you organize your applications * Options to show Favorites, expand Control Panel, etc * Shows recently used documents. * Does not disable the original start menu of Windows 7 nor the Start screen of Windows 8; you can access it by Shift+Clicking on the start button * Right-click on an item in the menu to delete, rename, sort, or perform other tasks * Support for skins, including 3rd party skins. * Customizable in both looks and functionality * Support for Microsoft’s Active Accessibility
Classic Explorer adds an icons toolbar to Explorer for some common operations (Go to parent folder, Cut, Copy, Paste, Delete, Properties, Email, etc). Buttons can be added or removed * Replaces the copy UI in Vista and Windows 7 with the more user-friendly “classic” version of Windows XP * Handles Alt+Enter in the folder panel of Windows Explorer and shows the properties of the selected folder * Can show the free disk space and the total size of the selected files in the status bar.
The Classic IE9 component lets you customize the caption and the status bar of Internet Explorer 9.