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« on: May 29, 2013, 05:58:35 AM »

Windows RibbonUI Registry Hack for Windows 8

This enables, or disables, the Office 2010 style top menu ribbons.  Microsoft's ribbon idea has taken a while to evolve to a point that users accept it.  Or is it a case of people slowly adapting to new technology for navigating around Windows Explorer or Microsoft Outlook?

Windows 8 Ribbon UI

Registry Instructions to Check the New Explorer Ribbon

Note 6: Don't start in HKLM, launch Regedit and navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.


Create a New Key called:


Create a New, String Value under this key called: 'AppID'

Set its value to '{9198DA45-C7D5-4EFF-A726-78FC547DFF53}'

You should end up with:


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