Here some very useful external patches for Windows.
Those ones helps you to spare a lot of time in the daily operations. Better use this time for creativity than “computery”.
Avoid the risk to become a Pixel mover!

Open-Shell
Open-Shell is a free patch that enhances the usability of Windows and empowers you to use the computer the way you like it.
Come back to the nice and useful classic start menu.
https://github.com/Open-Shell/Open-Shell-Menu/releases
ClipName 
Save valuable time working at the computer.
ClipName is Context Menu extension copying the full pathname of the right-clicked file to the clipboard. It’s supports copy of multiple filenames either as a space separated list or as a TAB and as a CRLF separated list.
http://www.pctimewatch.com/en/downloads.htm#ClipName

QTTabBar
Improve the basic file explorer of Windows.
Extends Explorer by tabs and extra folder views.
It saves you a lot of work time.
A delight!
http://qttabbar.wikidot.com/

Winaero Tweaker
Universal tweaker software for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.
Drastically improves Windows.
https://winaero.com/
http://winaero.com/download.php?view.1796