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Engelmann Media
Jan 14, 2013
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Win8Starter Review

Tina de Pierre
Re-add the "Start Menu" button to your fresh Windows 8 installation
A review of Win8Starter by Tina de Pierre

Microsoft foolishly removed the standard "Start Menu" from their newest operating system and has users up in arms because of it.

Windows8Starter is an option which re-adds the Start Menu to your Windows desktop and includes much of what users became used to in Windows 7, Vista, XP and even Windows 95.

The new Start Menu includes links to documents, libraries, shut down, restart, etc. Virtually everything which existed in Windows 7 can now be restored in Windows 8 with Win8Starter.

Win8Starter features and highlights:
  • Start button and a start menu are available again on the Windows 8 desktop
  • Expand your Win8Starter menu easily per "Drag & Drop" by your own program links
  • All program entries can be moved and arranged anew.
  • Direct links to system folder and –functions like Documents, My Pictures, My Music ‚ Computer, Control Panel and Printers and Devices
  • Options like Shut down, Lock and Restart
  • Lists all the installed programs and all the applications available under Windows 8
  • All the programs and files that the user requires become faster and more directly accessible
  • All functions can be adjusted conveniently via the Win8Starter settings dialogue, among them the fade-in and fade-out of start menu buttons

Win8Starter is licensed as Shareware for the Windows operating system / platform from windows widgets and can be used as a free trial until the trial period ends (after an unspecified number of days). The Win8Starter 1 demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions and is not necessarily the download of the full version.

This windows 8 menu starter software is filed under:
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Win8Starter has been picked by our editors as very good.
Win8Starter has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Win8Starter 1 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

Screenshots of Win8Starter (1)

Windows 8 Start Screen Customizer Icon
Windows 8 Start Screen Customizer
A simple and easy way to customize the Start Screen in Windows Metro changing background images
Start Menu Reviver Icon
Start Menu Reviver
Revive your Start Menu in Windows 8!
StartOnDesktop Icon
Easily change your default Windows 8 desktop
Handy Start Menu Icon
Handy Start Menu
Groups the Start menu applications by categories, making them easy to access
Classic Start 8 Icon
Classic Start 8
Provides start menu functionality for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
Download4.23 MB - Tested clean
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4 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.

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