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StartisBack++ 2.8 Beta 2


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

StartIsBack++ 2.8 Beta 1 changelog:

StartIsBack now has Taskbar Perks, which allows advanced tweaks as:

  • Center taskbar icons
  • Segmented taskbar
  • Dynamically clear taskbar
  • Plus there are additional taskbar icon tweaks available.

Known issues:

  • Locked segmented taskbar may glitch
  • 19H1 is not supported

Changes in 2.8 Beta 2:

  • Improved segments style
  • Initial support for 19H1 and Light theme
  • StartIsBack now can enable old mixer and sound settings for sound tray icon in 19H1: set EnableMtcUvc (Google it) to not 1.

Download: StartIsBack++ 2.8 Beta 2 | 1.2 MB (Free to Try, $2.99 to Buy)
Download: StartIsBack++ 2.7.3 (stable release)
View: StartIsBack Home Page

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