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Start8 and Classic Shell

  1. #1


    trucking USA (except CA)
    Posts : 17
    windows 7 HP 64 bit 8.! on horizon

    Start8 and Classic Shell


    I tried searching this forum first, but results useless.

    Going to try 8.1 (again) and looking at Start8 instead of Classic Shell. Wondering if any satisfied or not, in here??

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  2. #2


    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Tried both. Personally like Classic Shell better, been using it for almost a year now.

    Love my orb.

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  3. #3


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    I like Classic Shell.
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  4. #4


    trucking USA (except CA)
    Posts : 17
    windows 7 HP 64 bit 8.! on horizon


    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    Tried both. Personally like Classic Shell better, been using it for almost a year now.

    Love my orb.

    Click image for larger version
    you inspired me to update my avatar, thx
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  5. #5


    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by drumtrucker View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    Tried both. Personally like Classic Shell better, been using it for almost a year now.

    Love my orb.

    Click image for larger version
    you inspired me to update my avatar, thx

    Dog lover here, wish I could rescue all of them. Have three, try to give them a good life.
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  6. #6


    trucking USA (except CA)
    Posts : 17
    windows 7 HP 64 bit 8.! on horizon


    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by drumtrucker View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    Tried both. Personally like Classic Shell better, been using it for almost a year now.

    Love my orb.

    Click image for larger version
    you inspired me to update my avatar, thx

    Dog lover here, wish I could rescue all of them. Have three, try to give them a good life.
    My Freckles is 2nd rescue. She and I live in my 18 wheeler. Previous rescue had 1.5 million miles on him before I had to put him down, sniff. My Amazon Smile is set to donate to American Humane Society
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  7. #7


    Start8 costs $5, so I use classic shell. I think it runs better as it is a more simple program.
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  8. #8


    I prefer start8 and I have paid for three copies. But I use classic shell at work on all of the other Windows 8.x machines.
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