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ExplorerPatcher 22621.3527.65.2


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 22621.3527.65.2 changelog:

Tested on OS builds 22621.3296, 22621.3447, and 22621.3527. (Note: 22621 and 22631 share the same OS files)

  • Taskbar10: The Windows 10 taskbar option is now no longer available on 26002+. This is to comply with Microsoft's removal of the stock Windows 10 taskbar in explorer.exe of said builds.
  • Start10: Fixed Pin to Start on 226xx.3420+ (22H2, 23H2) and 25169+ (24H2).
  • Start10: Reverted the menu closing delay fix when EP is injected only into StartMenuExperienceHost.exe for now
  • Start10: Fixed a bug where the recently introduced "account suggestions" prevents the user tile menu from opening on later 22H2/23H2 builds and 24H2.

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

Download: ExplorerPatcher 22621.3527.65.2 | 2.5 MB (Open Source)
View: ExplorerPatcher Home Page | Features

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