Windows Longhorn Build 3683 Explorer XP Style

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Mr.Blue2001
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Windows Longhorn Build 3683 Explorer XP Style

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Came across this today on betawiki, I know it's not that interesting but figure I would share it. This is Windows Codename Longhorn Build 3683 with the Windows XP style explorer enabled. it's simple you just remove the WebView key in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer.
as seen in the images it's a hit or miss but it seems to improve explorer's stability somewhat.
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Post by Mr.Blue2001 » Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:16 pm

Plan on trying this with the 4x builds too i also tried it on 3718 also seems like some fallback just in case the new explorer doesn't work as expected but it also fixes the classic control panel switch in builds 3713 and 3718 etc.
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Mr.Blue2001 wrote:
Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:46 pm
Re: Windows Longhorn Build 3683 Explorer XP Style
Post by Mr.Blue2001 » Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:16 pm

Plan on trying this with the 4x builds too i also tried it on 3718 also seems like some fallback just in case the new explorer doesn't work as expected but it also fixes the classic control panel switch in builds 3713 and 3718 etc.
That should be documented on Betawiki, BAWiki. Pretty interesting find. I was messing around with the registry editor in pre-reset builds and was able to enable all kinds of unusual longhorn stuff.
I would write some funny comment down here, but I can't be bothered. :P

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