Re: windows 8 shell with a desktop like xp?

Steve Matzura

Classic Shell is alive and well at

On Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:41:34 -0500, you wrote:

Try classic start as classic shell has been discontinued:

The desktop should be the same, it is the start screen you want to replace.

-------- Original Message --------
From: Keith S
Sent: Sunday, Jan 15, 2017 1:32 PM EST
Subject: [TechTalk] windows 8 shell with a desktop like xp?

Hi, I have classic shell installed on my windows 8 computer, but am
wondering if there is an alternative to the classic shell program that
actually gives me a desktop like in windows xp instad of that tile thing
a ma jig that windows 8 starts out with. drives me nuts.


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