StarDock

How Can I Roll Back to Windows 7?

Windows 7

Episode 1840

Richard from St. Charles, IL

Richard's friend upgraded his computer to Windows 10. He hates it. Can he roll back to Windows 7? Leo says that there is a limited time to roll back, but he'd advise against it since Windows 7 is no longer supported and is a security risk online. But if you're not planning to connect your computer to the internet, you could reinstall Windows 7 if you have the product key. Here's how - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/find-your-windows-product-ke...

How can I make Windows 10 look like Windows 7?

Windows 7 UI

Episode 1746

Jacob from Montreal, Canada

Jacob uses a classic shell with Windows 10 to make it look more like Windows 7. Leo says that the free Classic Shell is old and hasn't been updated for a while. So it's a security risk. Leo recommends StarDock. For further customization, they also make Windows Blinds and several others. You can get the entire library of utilities to customize your Windows OS for under $30.

How Can I Change the Look of My Windows Interface?

Stardock

Episode 1667

Gary from Buffalo, NY

Gary says that the Federal government won't allow the global entry into New York because the state doesn't allow access to DMV records since New York issues licenses to illegals. California, by contrast, sells DMV information to anyone. Leo says that privacy is an issue with DMV records when they sell the data to just about anyone who has money. It's ridiculous. 

Prevent Windows From Rearranging Your Desktop Icons

For many users, the Windows desktop is a quick and easy way to get to frequently used files and applications. Sometimes, however, Windows will rearrange all of your icons on its own. This can happen if you plug in another display or play a game that changes the display resolution. In some cases, just logging out or restarting the PC could rearrange the icons. There are a couple of things you can do to prevent this from happening in the future, though.

How can I get my start button back in Windows 8?

StarDock Start8

Episode 1120

Mark from Anaheim, CA

Mark's computer died, so he got a new one running Windows 8.1 and he hates it. He's heard of StarDock and wants to know if he should get it. Leo says there's several options including StarDock's Start8, which only costs about $5. It'll bring back the Start Button and works really well. Classic Shell is another option, and it's free. Leo says that Start8 does a better job though and is worth paying $5 for.