How to Convert Windows 8 or 8.1 Look Like Windows 7

If you have a PC with the latest Microsoft Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 installed on it and probably you have really missed the look of Windows 7, either the premium or ultimate, it is not necessarily need for you to format your PC to re-installed Windows 7 again or downgrade your Windows version probably for the sake of bring back the previous Windows 7 on your Pc. With this guide, you can bring back the start menu in your Windows 8 or 8.1 and makes it look like Windows 7. 

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To be able to bring back the old Windows 7 version of Microsoft Windows to the new Windows 8 or 8.1, just follow the steps below without missing even just one out of the whole guide.

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Step1: Swap Your PC Start Screen For a Start Menu

Without further stressing yourself with kind of doubt or argument, the most annoying feature of Windows 8 or 8.1 is the in-built tile based start screen. Windows 7 gives you the privilege to choose from a list of apps by clicking on the start menu while this is not possible on Windows 8 or 8.1 except choosing complete, from a separate home screen before your desire app can be launched. If you are familiar with Windows 8 or 8.1, you will observe that Windows 8 or 8.1places it start button in the lower left-hand side of the screen.

 

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Step 2: Download and install (30 days free trial)

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Step3: Since we want to make our Windows 8 or 8.1 look like Windows 7, then we must select Windows 7 style and theme shadow beneath style tab.

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Step4: Select Desktop from the screen that follows.

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Step5: Now, we need to disable Windows 8 or 8.1 feature as it will stop Windows 8 or 8.1 from starting up your PC and select automatically go to desktop when I sign in and disable taskbar transparency.

Step6: Click on control tab and un-tick “Show the Windows 8 or 8.1 Menu when I press the right Windows key” and click the red button to close start8 setting.

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You can now start to enjoy your Windows 7 look on your PC with Windows 8 or 8.1 with installing the two Windows.


Adesanmi Adedotun is a part-time blogger who lives in Nigeria and Nigerian by birth, a chronic Mathematician as a profession. Am a typical fan of 9ice (Adigun Alapomeji) when it comes to Nigerian traditional singers. You can add me on Facebook . You can follow my UPDATE on Facebook | Twitter and on Google plus

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4 Responses to “How to Convert Windows 8 or 8.1 Look Like Windows 7”


  1. Apr 08. 2014

    People are fed up with windows 8 style and they really want to move to windows 7 style.. I loved the software that you have mentioned i do share this app to all my friends who want their pc looks like windows 7.. Is there any customization directly from windows 8 to looks like windows 7 without installing any external app ?
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  2. Apr 08. 2014

    Thanks to provide this INFOMATION
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