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Windows 8 CP Start Menu App

Golden

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I'm just installing this now and will give it a test drive. Download (2MB) requires an email address.

Stardock Corporation - Software - Start8

Important caveat from the Read-Me file :

This version of Start8 is only intended for use with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and will stop working on September 1, 2012.
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Its actually quite a nice little app - highly recommended for those of you, like me, that miss the Start Orb. It has a nice selection of alternate Start buttons too.

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Features:
- Adds a "Start" menu to the Windows 8 taskbar.
- Quickly access and search your installed applications
- Adds Run... option via right-click menu
- Adds Shutdown... option via right-click menu
- Choose a custom "Start" button image

System Requirements:
- Windows 8 Consumer Preview 8250 (x86 or x64)
Regards,
Golden
 
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Dave76

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That looks nice, will D/L and give it a run.
 

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