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running win2003 explorer on windows8?

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Has anyone had this working on Win8-64? Windows Server 2003's Explorer is the most productive version I've ever used. Alternatively a cleverly customized win8 explorer might do, but so far, I've seen nothing that looks anything other than retarded when compared to the true 'classic' Explorer look.

TIA, Rob.

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Why?

Just use Windows Server 2003/2008 R2 instead!!!

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Because i own a copy of windows8 & like the 2003 explorer.

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install classic shell?

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Classic shell is interesting, but it doesn't go classic enough heh!

what i want is real borders on things, absolutely no attempt what-so-ever to anti-alias fonts, but with font hinting, like this:

Windows-Server-2003-screenshot-microsoft-windows-32914072-800-600.png

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classic shell is about as close as you're gonna get without just installing XP/Server2003

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