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Open Shell

Open Shell 4.4.143

Classic style Start Menu for Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10. Reborn of Classic Shell. Learn what's new on this latest version. Click here if the download does not begin automatically.

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  • We have curated a list of 3 alternatives to Open Shell you can check out.
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More about Open Shell

Open Shell is the continuation of Classic Shell, which was is a collection of features that were available in older versions of Windows but were later removed.

Features:
  • Classic style Start Menu for Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
  • Toolbar for Windows Explorer
  • Classic copy UI (Windows 7 only)
  • Show file size in Explorer status bar
  • Title bar and status bar for Internet Explorer


NOTE:

The latest Open Shell (version 4.4.142) is flagged as malware by VirusTotal (you can view the report here) so we have decided not to link that version but maintain the previous version which is 100% clean. Read more.

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