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Posted 19 January 2013 - 22:14
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Posted 19 January 2013 - 22:34
As you can see below, Start8 supports this feature:
Posted 20 January 2013 - 01:56
I installed the trial. I'll buy it. I've been OK without the start menu, but just can't deal with Modern UI's clumsy search anymore. What a nice piece of software. Very well designed.
It's well worth the $4.99 - worked out at around £3.20 for me.
Posted 20 January 2013 - 03:38
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Posted 20 January 2013 - 03:57
StartIsBack can do the same thing and is cheaper too.
Posted 20 January 2013 - 04:04
classic shell and pokki are anotherterrible example of bloat.
Posted 20 January 2013 - 04:38
Don't spread FUD about bloat. All Start Menu replacements inject themselves into Explorer.exe so it's the memory usage of Explorer.exe that you should be watching. The memory usage is identical. Not a problem on even any slower system. Not that StartIsBack is bad or anything, it's excellent.
Posted 20 January 2013 - 04:40
Its a shame start8 gets all the attention, IMHO STartIsBack is the defacto windows 7 start menu to windows 8 and the only program i'm aware that introduces no extra load, all to render the start menu is from windows 8 itself, classic shell and pokki are anotherterrible example of bloat.
Posted 20 January 2013 - 04:44
I used classic shell and it was always laggy on my system. I also tried start8 and wasnt really impressed either. I actually started to use Pokki yesterday and have had pretty good results. I feel its faster and doesnt look too bad either. Just my opinion. And Im not really sure what bloat your talking about. It does have apps that ou can load but its not really obtrusive. So far its the one thats worked the best for me.
Posted 20 January 2013 - 04:52
Having used both, I can see what you're saying. I would also say that Start8 is very much a high quality product. However, StartIsBack has a certain essential "purity", for lack of a better word. Therefore, in the end, a bit more elegant of a solution than Start8.
look, I love Windows 8, its snappier and a more vivid experience than windows 7, everyone call feel this, but start menu is vital to me, i want something identical to windows 7 not more or less, more = bloat.
Posted 22 January 2013 - 06:22