You can use the old file explorer and activate ribbons in Windows 11, this was also the standard in the first test version of Windows 11!
1.) ... Registry entry to activate the old Windows Explorer!
|(Image-1) Old file explorer under Windows 11 registry key!|
2.) The old file explorer on the new Microsoft Windows 11 desktop OS!The old Windows Explorer is almost identical to the Windows 10 File Explorer and has many advantages over the new Windows 11 Explorer, which is particularly noticeable in the Windows search!
See example: ►► Windows s 10/11 File Explorer search for modification time!
|(Image-3) Use the old file explorer in Windows 11?|
3.) The new File Explorer on the new Microsoft Windows 11 Desktop OS!The new Windows 11 Explorer is almost the same as the old File Explorer under Windows 10, except that the old ribbon menu is missing!
As described above, you can:
► Restore File Explorer with the old ribbon menu under Windows 11
|(Image-2) Start the new file explorer in Windows 11!|
4.) ... The prepared old / new Explorer scripts, the explanation!
1. Download: ► Alt_Explorer_Windows-11.reg.zip
2. Open it in the Windows 11 download folder or unzip on the desktop
3. Double-click on Old Old Explorer Windows 11.reg to activate the old Explorer
4. With New Explorer Windows 11.reg the new one is restored
(... see Image-4)
I have packed the restart_explorer.bat in the archive. This is used to restart the Explorer
|(Image-4) Old and New File Explorer Windows 11 Registry Scripts!|
5.) ... More tips for MS Windows 11 File Explorer!
Unlike on MAC-OS, or chromeOS , Windows Explorer is still an important tool to manage data and folders on Windows 11, as it is on all Microsoft Windows 11, 10, ... desktop and/or MS servers -operating systems! Here you will find further links and tips on the topic of Date Explorer that may help you!
►► Activate / display all folders in the navigation area!
►► Disable / enable status bar in File Explorer Windows 11!
►► Compress and unpack the files under Windows 11!
►► What are blue double arrows in File Explorer Windows 11, 10?
►► How do I open This PC in File Explorer instead of Quick Access?
►► File Explorer search without and with subfolders in Windows 11!
►► Where can I delete the file explorer history on Windows 11?
►► Show hidden files in Windows 11 File Explorer!
►► Windows 11 and click sound when navigating in file explorer!
►► Distances between objects in Windows 11 Explorer!
FAQ 22: Updated on: 20 June 2022 09:17