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  1.    23 Sep 2016 #1
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    Tiling the Explorer folders?


    In XP I could tile or cascade all open Explorer folders by right-clicking the taskbar icon. Is this no longer possible?

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  2.    23 Sep 2016 #2
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    No, you can't do it in 10, in fact this ability was actually removed back in 7 and replaced with Aero-snap
    In Windows 7, this ability was removed in favor of Aero Snap—just drag a window to the side of the screen, and it’ll snap to fill half of the screen. Without a doubt, one of the great features in Windows 7… but what about tiling vertically? Or more than two windows?
    http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/11073...-in-windows-7/

    In 10 'snap' has finally got quite useable. Now on snapping to the side you get a choice of which other window you want to occupy the other half. Now snap the next one to a corner and it occupies a quarter of the screen, with a choice of which other one should occupy the other quarter. Inevitably, there's a tutorial on it....
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    23 Sep 2016 #3
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    Thanks Bree, although disappointing to learn that flexibility has been lost.
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  4.    23 Sep 2016 #4
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    Disappointing to loose an old friend, I can sympathise there. But the (feature-poor) Aero snap in Windows 7 has matured a lot for Windows 10. It's actually quite useful now. Give it a try, you may be pleasantly surprised.
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  5.    23 Sep 2016 #5
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    Cascading?

    You mean like this?
    Make new toolbar (desktop) and you have all cascading folders... You can make folder with shortcuts and make toolbar out of it...
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  6.    23 Sep 2016 #6
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    Gotta right click an empty spot on the Taskbar:

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  7.    23 Sep 2016 #7
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    If you want the older style All Programs menu, you have to install either Classic Shell or Start10.
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  8.    24 Sep 2016 #8
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    Thanks for all the further replies. @bro67: I am using Classic Start menu. Is that waht you mean?
    @Edwin: That operates on all windows, not just Explorer folders.
    @AndreTen: Could you explain further please, as I don't see what you mean.

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  9.    24 Sep 2016 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by Terrypin View Post
    Thanks for all the further replies. @bro67: I am using Classic Start menu. Is that waht you mean?
    @Edwin: That operates on all windows, not just Explorer folders.
    @AndreTen: Could you explain further please, as I don't see what you mean.

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    Yes. It has a bit of a learning curve. If you want to tweak your system a bit more, go to thewindowsclub .com and get the TweakUI tool. It will allow you to shut off Prefetch and Superfetch if you have a SSD, along with some other items that deal with the GUI. If you also are looking at a way to check hardware temps, get Core Temp from alcpu.com Very light weight and the guy that designed it only asks for a small donation for the tool.
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  10.    24 Sep 2016 #10
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    Thanks bro67. I couldn't find TweakUI for Windows 10 on that site. Only for Vista and Win 7. The closest I got was 'Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.2.1' Did you mean that?

    If so, one immediate flaw is that there appearsd to be no pop-up Help. The UI includes this:
    "Just hover over a supported tweak to see its description." But nothing happens here.

    Re Classic Start Menu, that doesn't appear to affect the subject issue. Or is there a setting I've missed?

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