Windows 10 is an operating system that works wonderfully and is extremely user-friendly. The newest version offers many new features and improvements but still it lacks several features offered in the previous versions.
Popular features of Windows 7 like Desktop Gadgets, Windows Media Center, personalization panel, classic Windows 7 games like Solitaire and Spider Solitaire, and classic Start menu features have been dropped from Windows 10. Some of the features introduced with Windows 8 have also been absent from Windows 10 for reasons best known to Microsoft.
Although many of these features have been replaced by better alternatives still many users find it going out of their comfort zone and are more used to using the previous versions.
Get classic Windows 7/8 features in Windows 10
If you are also part of the same group who are missing the good old features then the good news is that you can get all the previous features in Windows 10 with the help of a free feature called Missed Feature Installer for Windows 10.
Missed Features Installer for Windows 10
This feature aims to bring all the features back to Windows 10 with minimal effort.
With Missed Features Installer for Windows 10, you can add almost all missing features to Windows 10. The free program not only allows you get popular requests like Desktop Gadgets, classic Windows 7 games, and Windows Media Center but also helps you get lesser known features like classic Calculator, Windows Aero, and Windows Mail. Note that if you want, Live Mail, please refer to our download Windows Live Mail for Windows 10 guide.
The setup is of massive 1.2GB so if you really want to get the features back and you are really dedicated to the cause then you need to download the 1.2GB ISO image file.
After the download is complete, right-click on it and click Mount the image in file explorer. Now open up the drive containing the mounted MFI ISO to find the setup file, double click it and this will launch the installer.
The installer allows you to install the features you want and simply uncheck the ones you don’t.
It is compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit types. The program uses third-party tools to add classic features to Windows 10. For instance, the program automatically installs the Classic Shell software to if you select to install Windows 7-style Start menu in Windows 10.
Lastly, we recommend you create a system restore point or system image backup before running MFI on your system so that you can easily restore your Windows 10 to original state with a few mouse clicks.