ExplorerPatcher 22621.3810.66.1 Pre-release

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 22621.3810.66.1 changelog:

Tested on OS builds 19045.4598, 22621.3296, 22621.3810, 26120.961, and 26244.5000. (Note: 22621 and 22631 share the same OS files)

  • Taskbar10: Introduced a new taskbar implementation: Windows 10 (ExplorerPatcher). (146070d, 0b86e55)

  • You can try this implementation out by changing the "Taskbar style" to "Windows 10 (ExplorerPatcher)".

  • For now, this is only available for builds 22621, 22631, and 22635. Other builds will not have the option.

  • Refer to this wiki article for more information including important ones.

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