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ExplorerPatcher 22621.2361.58.2


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 22621.2361.58.2 changelog:

Tested on OS builds 22000.2416, 22621.1, 22621.2134, 22621.2361, 22631.2338, and 23545.1000.

  • Taskbar10: Fixed Windows 10 taskbar not showing up on Windows 11 builds with "Never combine" on the new taskbar.
  • Taskbar10: Fixed pen menu crashing explorer.exe on 22621.2134+.
  • Taskbar11: Fixed a bug that crashed explorer.exe when right clicking the new taskbar on Windows 11 builds with "Never combine" on the new taskbar.
  • File Explorer: EP now tries to avoid crashes related to the new Windows App SDK views.
  • On OS builds 22621+, fixed a bug that crashed explorer.exe when required functions in twinui.pcshell.dll (for Win+X and Windows 10 Alt+Tab) could not be found using the fallback method.
  • Taskbar11: Fixed a bug that reset the "never combine" setting on OS builds 22621.2361

  • Taskbar10: Fixed Wi-Fi flyout buttons on OS build 22621

  • Start10: Fixed start menu folders, show recently added, and show frequently used apps settings not being applied on OS builds 22621.2134

Please consult the README for more details.
A detailed change log is available here.

Download: ExplorerPatcher 22621.2361.58.2 | 1.8 MB (Open Source)
View: ExplorerPatcher Home Page | Features

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