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  1.    04 Aug 2015 #81
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    New Orleans Northshore
    Posts : 246
    Win 10 pro Upgraded from 8.1

    Quote Originally Posted by iBawbag View Post
    If it wasn't for Start8 I would never have used 8 or 8.1
    I feel the same about Classic Shell, And will probably continue using it in Win 10 once I upgrade
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  2.    04 Aug 2015 #82
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Central Florida
    Posts : 346
    Win 7 Pro/32, Win 10 Pro/64/32

    For any Tech trying to assist someone with 8, 8.1 or 10, the Classic Shell is a gift from Above.
    It has so many features for customizing how Windows looks and runs, that it can emulate any OS from XP on up.

    Running on Windows 10, Classic shell can be shut off by a simple Right click on the Start button and then a click on "Exit".
    That allows full access to all the Windows 10 settings, like setting default apps, etc. For some setting in Win-10, you must be able to access the "Settings" app.

    Many things that we used to do from the RUN box, (not present in Windows 10) can still be done, but somewhat differently.
    To be able to RUN an app like "MSCONFIG" I just use the Ctrl+Alt+Del combination, sometimes called the three finger salute.
    That brings up a small menu where I can select the "Task Manager". Then in Task Manager, click "More Details" in the lower left corner of the window.
    Then click on "File" (upper left) and "Run New Task" and VOILA!, there's our old favorite RUN box.
    Once I found it, I've used it a lot, while setting up Windows 10.

    Cheers mates, and Happy Computing!

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  3.    04 Aug 2015 #83
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Hasselt, Belgium
    Posts : 171
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by TechnoMage View Post
    For any Tech trying to assist someone with 8, 8.1 or 10, the Classic Shell is a gift from Above.
    It has so many features for customizing how Windows looks and runs, that it can emulate any OS from XP on up.

    Running on Windows 10, Classic shell can be shut off by a simple Right click on the Start button and then a click on "Exit".
    That allows full access to all the Windows 10 settings, like setting default apps, etc. For some setting in Win-10, you must be able to access the "Settings" app.

    Many things that we used to do from the RUN box, (not present in Windows 10) can still be done, but somewhat differently.
    To be able to RUN an app like "MSCONFIG" I just use the Ctrl+Alt+Del combination, sometimes called the three finger salute.
    That brings up a small menu where I can select the "Task Manager". Then in Task Manager, click "More Details" in the lower left corner of the window.
    Then click on "File" (upper left) and "Run New Task" and VOILA!, there's our old favorite RUN box.
    Once I found it, I've used it a lot, while setting up Windows 10.

    Cheers mates, and Happy Computing!

    Why don't you use the shortcut <Winkey>-r, that's much faster.
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  4.    04 Aug 2015 #84
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 10,647
    W10 Insider + Linux

    Quote Originally Posted by TechnoMage View Post
    For any Tech trying to assist someone with 8, 8.1 or 10, the Classic Shell is a gift from Above.
    It has so many features for customizing how Windows looks and runs, that it can emulate any OS from XP on up.

    Running on Windows 10, Classic shell can be shut off by a simple Right click on the Start button and then a click on "Exit".
    That allows full access to all the Windows 10 settings, like setting default apps, etc. For some setting in Win-10, you must be able to access the "Settings" app.

    Many things that we used to do from the RUN box, (not present in Windows 10) can still be done, but somewhat differently.
    To be able to RUN an app like "MSCONFIG" I just use the Ctrl+Alt+Del combination, sometimes called the three finger salute.
    That brings up a small menu where I can select the "Task Manager". Then in Task Manager, click "More Details" in the lower left corner of the window.
    Then click on "File" (upper left) and "Run New Task" and VOILA!, there's our old favorite RUN box.
    Once I found it, I've used it a lot, while setting up Windows 10.

    Cheers mates, and Happy Computing!

    Right click on Start button has a menu for many things including Run command.

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  5.    04 Aug 2015 #85
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    San Jose, California
    Posts : 2,207
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64

    In addtition to Rudy & Mike above. If you use the Run command often then create a shortcut for Run command using:
    C:\Windows\explorer.exe shell:::{2559a1f3-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}
    Put it on taskbar/start menu or right click context menu
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  6.    04 Aug 2015 #86
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 150
    windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by Wynona;316088My first computer came with, I believe, [B
    4 kb[/B] of RAM!
    Wait they make computers with more RAM now? damn i have been missing out
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  7.    04 Aug 2015 #87
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 10,647
    W10 Insider + Linux

    Quote Originally Posted by JoeShades View Post
    Wait they make computers with more RAM now? damn i have been missing out
    That's double of what I got with ZX81.
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  8.    04 Aug 2015 #88
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 150
    windows 10

    I remember when i thought 2 GB of RAM was good enough with vista, what a mistake that was
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  9.    04 Aug 2015 #89
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Boulder Creek, CA USA
    Posts : 16
    Windows 10 RTM/Build 10240.16384

    Quote Originally Posted by Jthagee View Post
    It would be like GM s1ending out a new Camaro without a key and starter holleing it's beta.. Damn don't GM have someone with a arm?? MS should have sent a blue screen for win 10 beta and tell us to send feed back,WTF.

    (snerk) I like it, but if GM sent me a Camaro without a key and a starter (for free, since I signed up for the early release), hey, I'll wait for an aftermarket starter and I'm not afraid to try to hotwire the thing after that
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  10.    04 Aug 2015 #90
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 10,647
    W10 Insider + Linux

    Quote Originally Posted by Greywolf View Post

    (snerk) I like it, but if GM sent me a Camaro without a key and a starter (for free, since I signed up for the early release), hey, I'll wait for an aftermarket starter and I'm not afraid to try to hotwire the thing after that
    I wouldn't (I like Fords better).
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