How to change windows 8 to windows 7 format for my cousins laptop

  julius44 09:29 13 Jan 15

Hello and good morning to you all. My cousin has just purchased an Acer windows 8 laptop. She is struggling to get to grips with the layout, as she's always been used to windows 7 and the simple start programs many. I'm after ANY worthwhile and totally 100% free program where she can remove all the tiles of windows 8, and just have the simple windows 7 start menu and just look for ANy programs from the simple start menu of windows 7.

We are looking for a program that absolutely free with no dodgy spyware or toolbars enclosed please.

many thanks

  tullie 10:19 13 Jan 15

Or you could configure to start the computer on the desktop,if you dont like the tiles. Right click/Taskbar/properties/navigation

  julius44 10:57 13 Jan 15

many thanks tullie and Jock1e. Dowloaded the classic shell, it works perfectly. much appreciated

  BRYNIT 11:32 13 Jan 15

Also make sure files open with desktop programs and not the apps

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