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ExplorerPatcher 22621.2428.59.1


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 22621.2428.59.1 changelog:

Tested on OS builds 22000.2416, 22621.2428, 23555.1000, and 23560.1000.

Note: After updating to this version, the symbols will be re-downloaded even if they have been downloaded before.

  • Taskbar10: Fixed Control Center and Toast Center positioning on build 25951 (Canary). (dca0b3a)
  • Taskbar10: Fixed start menu position when the taskbar is at the left or right side on Moment 4 builds. (a57471f)
  • Taskbar10: Fixed the Windows 10 taskbar background patch to not crash anymore on build 25951 (Canary). (b52bd79)
  • Taskbar10: Made taskbar fonts (when using classic theme mitigations) more accurate (thanks @aubymori). (8fc53a1)
  • Start10: Fixed a bug where certain texts in the Windows 10 Start menu stayed in English. (655e62c, 5321766)
  • Start10: Properly fixed start menu showing/hiding along with its original animations on builds 22000.65+. (7e2f768)
  • GUI: Fixed a bug where "Remember last used section" doesn't remember the current page after being enabled. (11160c8)
  • Symbols: Reworked how symbols are managed so that symbols don't need to be successfully downloaded in succession. (8412bd6)

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

Download: ExplorerPatcher 22621.2428.59.1 | 1.8 MB (Open Source)
View: ExplorerPatcher Home Page | Features

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