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#31 Tihiy

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 10:41

You should measure the delta of RAM usage for explorer.exe, since all start menus live there.

StartIsBack 1.1 is out!
http://www.startisba...m/#download-tab


#32 Guest_xiphi_*

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 13:45

Yeah, the increased ram usage was happening in Windows Explorer not Start8 itself. Upon removing it, the problem disappeared. Been using StartIsBack ever since, and it's been great!

#33 OP Asrokhel

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 16:20

Hello,

Lenovo computers: Lenovo QuickLaunch for Windows 8

Samsung computers: Samsung Quick Starter (go to Samsung Windows 8 Upgrade Page and install the Windows 8 Software & Drivers Update Tool, which will then download the tool).


Personally, I'm starting to get used to the Start Screen, but I do see how a program to bridge the gap might be useful for some users until they become used to the new functionality.

Regards,

Aryeh Goretsky


What the hell has this got to do with the thread!

#34 +goretsky

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 11:04

Hello Ashrokel,

Those two programs are manufacturer-specific replacements for the Start Menu under Windows 8. One is by Lenovo and one is by Samsung. Sorry if I was unclear about that.

Regards,

Aryeh Goretsky

#35 OP Asrokhel

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 11:11

And will only work on their PCs, so it has no place on this list.

#36 Copernic

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 21:43

http://www.areaguard.com/startw8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoXdqxbrbM4&feature=player_embedded

#37 Copernic

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 10:55

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http://www.classicstart8.com/

#38 Tweaker

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 00:39

I have tried all of theseon this page and IMO Start8 is the best. Yes, it does cost but the $4.99 is well worth it. They have just updated it again and it is even faster

#39 LUTZIFER

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 00:49

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http://www.classicstart8.com/

Wow, that looks nice.

#40 +OOOOOOOO

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 01:01

STOP IT! lol ...

Windows 8 is very cool without the traditional stuck in the mud start menu!

#41 +D. FiB3R

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 01:53

What the hell has this got to do with the thread!

And will only work on their PCs, so it has no place on this list.


######.

#42 Guth

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 00:15

I used start8 for a while and thought it was good. However, I want to try and get used to Win8 the way it was meant to be by M$ as I help out other people witht heir computers and they wont have it.

I tried out Pokki https://www.pokki.co...ws-8-start-menu
it looks AWESOME IMO, but it was a total resource hog and made my laptop slow as hell.

Anyone else tried it out?

#43 +devHead

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 01:58

Regardless if it was from a one post wonder, StartMenuPlus8 should not have been deleted from this topic, because it's still relevant.

StartMenuPlus8:
http://www.winok-msixray.com

Ah man, that is not only one ugly looking site, the Start menu this guy's created looks like something barfed up in 1997. What the heck!

#44 Guth

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:27

Ah man, that is not only one ugly looking site, the Start menu this guy's created looks like something barfed up in 1997. What the heck!

+1!
That is the most ugly website I have seen for a long long time!
just...wow!

#45 dvb2000

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 02:30

http://startisback.com/


and only $3 for 2 licenses!



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