1.    18 Oct 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 1
    Google Chrome

    Start up and annoying pop ups


    New laptop set up by store Windows 10. hard drive failed after 3 weeks so new machine given !!!! and set up done again. This time it is completely different and I dont know how to correct it,
    1 at the start I only have those damn tiles and my "list" to the far left is missing, like the one in Windows 7. how do I get that back, is there an easy way as im not techie
    2 when im on any page, if i move my cursor from right to left i get a clock and options bar to right it just appears.

    I just want the windows 7 start up list back and the damn floating clock gone, then maybe I will start to like Windows 10.
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  2.    18 Oct 2015 #2
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 5,372
    Windows 10 Pro X64 16299.19

    Download and install Classic Shell. That will give you back your Windows 7 style Start Menu.

    A better option is Stardock's Start8 but it costs $4.99.
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  3.    20 Oct 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Windows
    Posts : 36
    Windows XP

    Quote Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
    Download and install
    Quote Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
    Classic Shell. That will give you back your Windows 7 style Start Menu.

    A better option is Stardock's Start8 but it costs $4.99.

    IMHO, Classic Shell is better than Start8 since it has everything Start8 has plus more.
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  4.    21 Oct 2015 #4
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 4,344
    Mac OS Sierra

    Quote Originally Posted by xpclient View Post
    IMHO, Classic Shell is better than Start8 since it has everything Start8 has plus more.
    Classic shell is great for those who are used to dealing with a little more complex type of programs. Start8 does not give you the App menu. Start10 does. As for a floating clock, that is something that I have not seen, unless it is new.

    I would say Start10, and download the old Windows 7 style Calculator from Old Windows 7 Calculator for Windows 10
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