Classic Shell is a functional recovery program that has been removed from the latest versions of Windows 8 and 10. It adds a classic Start menu, a toolbar in Windows Explorer and is able to return many smaller functions.
The Classic Shell's classic start menu has the following features:
Drag and drop function for convenient location of applications;
Options for displaying Favourites and unfolding the Control Panel;
the display of recently opened documents. The number of documents displayed can be adjusted;
the program does not disable the standard Start menu, it is available by simultaneous pressing the Shift button and clicking on the Start button;
When you right click on an item, a menu appears that allows you to delete the item, rename it, sort it, etc;
the "All Programs" submenu unfolds to the full screen.
Classic Shell offers a classic and more familiar Windows Explorer. This function has such features:
adds a toolbar that contains the most common operations (copy, paste, delete, properties, etc.), the panel is fully customizable;
changes the file copying dialog to the more familiar one from Windows XP;
handles pressing Alt+Enter in Windows Explorer and shows the properties of the selected item.
As for Internet Explorer 9, the following options are available to you:
adding a title bar at the top of the window that displays the full title of the page;
Display the page loading process in the status bar of your browser;
Display safe zones in the IE9 status bar.