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Windows 7 is a great new operating system, but some people may not be comfortable with the new interface or the taskbar. I will show you how to quickly and simply configure your computer to look like Windows Vista or Windows 2000.
 
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Step 1: Unpin everything

Unpin all the programs and files from the taskbar. Do this by right-clicking the taskbar icon and selecting unpin.

Step 3: To make it look like 2000

Keep the settings of the previous step. Now, go into Control Panel and select Change the theme under the Appearance and Personalization menu. Select the Windows Classic theme. Now it should seem like Windows 2000.
YoloP1 month ago

Lots of ways you could go into more depth, But all in all nice short guide.

gamerguy13 (author)  YoloP1 month ago

Thanks! I meant for it to be a simple guide to get back to the classic styling of Windows for those accustomed to it. Since Windows 8 has no options to do that directly anymore, I've grown used to the weird new interface.