Stuck with Windows 8 but miss the ‘look and feel’ of Windows 7?

Probably the biggest complaint that I’ve heard (from end users) about Windows 8 is that it’s trying to turn their computer into a phone (a legitimate complaint, by the way).  The interface is dramatically different from what’s been the ‘standard’ Windows interface since Windows 95.  The bad news is that it’s probably not going to change.  The good news though is that there’s an easy-to-install option that’s free to download.  It’s an open source project called Classic Shell.  To use it, download it (link below) and install.  There are tons of tweaks but the defaults are close enough to Windows 7 for most users.