On Windows 11, everything has changed more or less including the taskbar. If you are nostalgic or want to create something unique on Windows 11, you can reuse the old taskbar interface on Windows 2000/XP or earlier with the help of RetroBar.
RetroBar is a free portable software, compatible with Windows 7 SP1 and above. You enter this or direct link this to download the software in a compressed format. You unzip and double-click the file RetroBar.exe to launch the program.
The Windows 11 taskbar will be replaced immediately with the Windows 98 taskbar interface. Despite the change, you still use the taskbar like Windows 11, and other programs that are not part of the taskbar are not affected. , try clicking the Start button to see.
RetroBar offers quite a few other classic taskbar themes like Windows XP. You right-click to display the clock on the taskbar > select Properties > choose new theme at Theme. You can set more settings such as hiding the clock, showing on multiple screens, etc. before pressing OK save.