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Restore the start button

  1. #1


    Posts : 32
    Windows 8 PRO

    Restore the start button


    Hey all I have Windows 8 PRO, and i would like to restore the start button like the Start8 software by Stardock.
    But i have a problem with it, the start window that opens when i click on the start button it open in the left side instead the right side. cause my language on the right side (hebrew).
    Please help me to fix it.
    Thanks in advance.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 158
    Windows 7


    The release notes for version 1.01 Start8 1.01 Update Now Available Forum Post by Island Dog show:

    • RTL languages like arabic now show the start menu in the correct orientation and position.


    Try upgrading to the latest version. BTW, some people have complained that Start8 doesn't upgrade in place correctly. So first uninstall the old version and then install 1.01.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 32
    Windows 8 PRO


    Thank you!
    I installed it but there is a problem I think.
    When I click on start I opened the window and there on the top left above my name should be the picture that gives me a shortcut to user accounts and if I move the mouse on the control panel or my computer is illustrative.

    Pictures:
    In my computer: http://i.imgur.com/QqmMG.png
    In Startdock Site (like it should be): http://www.stardock.com/products/sta...bar_1_full.png
    Please note that the differences between images.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 158
    Windows 7


    It is possible the user image doesn't work in RTL. You can report that to Stardock.

    Or you can use Classic Shell instead. It has supported RTL since the very beginning. I am very careful not to break the RTL behavior with each release.
    Welcome to Classic Shell
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  5. #5


    Posts : 32
    Windows 8 PRO


    Quote Originally Posted by Ivo View Post
    It is possible the user image doesn't work in RTL. You can report that to Stardock.

    Or you can use Classic Shell instead. It has supported RTL since the very beginning. I am very careful not to break the RTL behavior with each release.
    Welcome to Classic Shell
    Ok, but there isn't way to fix it? i dont like the classic sheel software...
    It's very easy and beautiful in Start8.
    But why in the picture on their site it working?
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  6. #6


    Posts : 158
    Windows 7


    Most likely it is a bug in the code that calculates the position of the user image. It gives the wrong position when the menu is on the right. You should report it to Stardock.
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  7. #7


    Posts : 32
    Windows 8 PRO


    Quote Originally Posted by Ivo View Post
    Most likely it is a bug in the code that calculates the position of the user image. It gives the wrong position when the menu is on the right. You should report it to Stardock.
    You can please report for me? i dont know how to...
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  8. #8


    Posts : 158
    Windows 7


    Me neither. I am not a Stardock customer I'm just reading their forums for inspiration for my Classic Shell project.
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  9. #9


    been using this program a few days not and it working great
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  10. #10


    Posts : 32
    Windows 8 PRO


    Quote Originally Posted by shakennstirred View Post
    been using this program a few days not and it working great
    Thats because your language is English. The start button seen from the left side cause your language is from left to right.
    My language is Hebrew and in my computer its in the right side cause my language is from right to left and there is a problem with it.
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