A simple utility for Windows 8/8.1/10 that will help you customize the display of information in Explorer. You can completely return the previous view of the explorer as it was in Windows 7, or combine these or other panels in order to take the best of both operating systems. In the image above, we tried to clearly show what it is responsible for, and in the image below, you can compare Explorer before and after using the tool. This Tool does not require installation, does not make any changes to system files, and does not require money from you, i.e. completely free.
What is OldNewExplorer?
During the release of Windows 8, they changed the new look to the Ribbon Bar. The users of the previous operating system could not accept the change in appearance, and it was developed in a way that satisfied them. OldNewExplorer is a free application for PC developed by developer Tihiy. This OldNewExplorer allows users to change the appearance of the File Explorer application for Windows versions 10 and 8.1. It is intended for users of File Explorer applications in Windows 8.1 and 10, giving them the old Windows 7 File Explorer look.
Explaining the features of OldNewExplorer
Its UI is divided into three main sections namely Shell extension, Behavior, and Appearance in order to be easy to use.
- Shell extension is about installing and uninstalling this tool.
- Behavior sections lead to bringing up the drive group and libraries as they were in Windows 7
- Options in the Appearance section allow you to turn the ribbon bar into a command bar, and enable the details pane, and the status bar.