ExplorerPatcher 22621.1413.54.5


ExplorerPatcher is a versatile and free tool that allows you to tweak and enhance the Windows Explorer. It comes with a range of useful features, including the ability to add new context menu items, change file name colors, and enable hidden features.

Feature summary

  • Choose between Windows 11 or Windows 10 taskbar (with labels support, small icons and lots of customization).
  • Disable Windows 11 context menu and command bar in File Explorer and more.
  • Open Start to All apps by default, choose number of frequent apps to show, display on active monitor and more.
  • Choose between the Windows 11, Windows 10 and Windows NT Alt-Tab window switcher with customization.

Lots of quality of life improvements for the shell, like:

  • Skin tray menus to match Windows style, make them behave like flyouts and center them relative to the icon.
  • Choose action when left and/or right clicking the network icon.
  • Revert to the Windows 7 search box in File Explorer, or disable Windows Search altogether.
  • Disable immersive menus and use mitigations that help you run the real classic theme without glitches.
  • Discover the program's full range of features by reading this wiki article.

ExplorerPatcher 22621.1413.54.5 changelog:

Tested on OS build 22621.1413.

  • Windows 10 taskbar: Fixed a bug that made the following functionalities have issues or stop working: Task View button, Win-Tab, Alt-Tab after pressing Win-Tab, flyouts alignment, notification center alignment, Win key shortcuts on OS build 22621.1413+ (thanks @CthRio).
  • Setup: Fixed a bug that prevented File Explorer from starting automatically after servicing the application if the installer run using different credentials than the logged on user (thanks @Abestanis).
  • Weather: Fixed widget icons when using Microsoft icon pack.
  • Implemented a mechanism to stop repeated crashes.
  • Weather: Fixed a bug that prevented the widget from displaying correctly.
  • Windows 11 Start menu: Better enforcement for disabling the "Recommended" section.
  • Windows 11 Start menu: Fixed a bug that prevented the menu from working when the setting "Disable Recommended section" is used and the display scaling is 125%.
  • Fixed a bug that could crash File Explorer on older OS builds, like 17763 (LTSC 2019).

Download: ExplorerPatcher 22621.1413 | 1.8 MB (Open Source)
View: ExplorerPatcher Home Page | Features

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