StartIsBack++ restores original Windows 10 start menu with all its features: search, pinned and recently used apps, fully customizable settings. Start button and Start menu look and behave exactly as they used to in Windows 7.
StartIsBack is lightweight and secure: it does not require administrator rights to install, consumes minimal amount of system resources, does not run additional processes or services.
What's hot about StartIsBack on Windows 10 now:
- Live badges for modern apps on taskbar and Start menu!
- Ability to reduce resource usage by disabling newer Start menu and Cortana processes from prelaunching
- Ability to use adequately sized (32x32) large icons and larger start menu button on taskbar
- Modern icon glyphs on Start menu right hand pane
- Modern blur, drop shadow and immersive context menus for start menu
- Fully dynamic DPI aware start menu and configuration app
- New modern style with round user picture
- Lots of new minor additions and tweaks
Changes in StartIsBack++ 2.0:
- NEW: Full taskbar skinning! Windows 7 and Windows 8 taskbar styles included
- NEW: Improved configuration UI for finer personalization
- NEW: Ability to change style of taskbar and start menu context menus
- NEW: PC Settings can be expaned into menu
- Improved PC Settings search
- Improved dynamic high DPI support for start menu, orb and configurator
- Added support for opening files via drag&drop on metro app icons in start menu
- Lot of minor improvements and various bugfixes
Update: StartIsBack++ 2.0.1