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  1. #1

    Posts : 157
    windows 7 /windows 8 Dev


    dont know if this is any use to anyone but i thought i would post it for your perusal.
    Start8 for Windows® 8 - Bringing back the Windows Start menu

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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,159
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Sounds good to me.
    I'll give my self try.


    Edit: I did try it. It just calls the metro, no chance to scroll the entire apps, need to type the letter on the search box to reach specific apps

    Sorry. After some research I just realized there are menu option by right clicking the start button. Thanks Julian.
    Last edited by Kevin Ismail; 18 Apr 2012 at 06:38.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 5,360
    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin

    Hi Boohbah,

    Saw that a while back.

    Looks like it just brings up the metro rubbish.

    I don't want that if I am in the main UI.

    Can't see the point of it at all.

    Does it do something useful, that I haven't spotted?
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  4. #4

    Humm ! Will give that a try later.
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  5. #5

    Posts : 157
    windows 7 /windows 8 Dev

    ok thanks for the feedback,i havent tried it yet as its a while since i logged into 8
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  6. #6

    Posts : 151
    Windows 8

    I suggest you to use vistart or start menu 7 instead of this s....
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  7. #7

    If you really want the "old" Win7 start features, check out the Classic Shell for Win8. In tried all the different Start menu add-ons and have ended up liking this one the best.
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  8. #8

    Posts : 993
    Windows 8 pro Retail

    Can you expand on that Mr Phelps? *This message will self destruct in 60 seconds*
    I just HAD to input that last part
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  9. #9

    As usual I am late to the party.

    Set win8 up on a bench system after reading the forums here for several days. Gave Start8, Win7 Start menu and Classic Shell for 8 a full day of testing each and decided to stick with Classic Shell for now at least.

    One a side note; I found that Driver Sweeper is a no-no on Win8 if you are trying to sweep AMD drivers.
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  10. #10

    Posts : 152
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1

    Quote Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
    dont know if this is any use to anyone but i thought i would post it for your perusal.
    Start8 for Windows® 8 - Bringing back the Windows Start menu

    Click image for larger version
    I like it.

    Thank you.
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