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Start Menu 8 v2.4 ( is released! [November 19, 2015] (Updated to version : - December 03, 2015)


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http://forums.iobit.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10642Start Menu 8 v2.4 ( is released! [November 19, 2015] (Updated to version : - December 03, 2015)




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What's new in Start Menu 8 v2:



+ Better support for Windows 10

+ Easier switch between classic Start menu and Window 10 Start menu

+ Faster & easier search from Start menu

+ Better localization and language support

* General bug fixes



+ Added some advanced settings to help you customize your Windows 10

+ Added support for Modern app's icon background color adjusting automatically along with the Windows 10 Theme color

+ Added option to show or hide the latest game or software news

+ Added option 'Delete' in right-click menu for the items on the right panel of start menu

+ Added Bosnian version

+ Optimized the UI to be much user-friendly

* Fixed general bugs



+ Enhanced support for Windows 10 Technical Preview

+ Added Big Hero Start button icon

+ Supported removing Modern apps from Start Menu

+ Improved the font display on high resolution screen

* Resolved the conflict of Screenshot hotkey

* Solved Auto Shutdown problem that fails to create scheduled tasks

* Fixed general bugs



+ Added Auto Shutdown to shut down computer at a scheduled time automatically

+ Added Screenshot to take screenshots easily and quickly (hotkeys Alt + E)

+ Supported renaming Group and changing Group icon

+ Supported hotkeys Shift + Enter to open programs as administrator

+ Added Taskbar Properties option to the right-click menu of Start button

+ Added Hebrew language

* Fixed general bugs



+ Supported customizing a new group in Start Menu to start items in it quickly

+ Supported fast search from whole disk even when the item is not indexed

+ Added restart in Safe Mode option for Windows 10 Technical Preview and Windows 8.1 / 8

+ Supported "Pin to Start Menu (Start Menu 8)" by right clicking an item

+ Display recently opened items under documents, browsers, etc. in Start Menu for quick launch

+ Supported skipping UAC when you open applications from Start Menu 8

+ Supported customizing the transparency of Start Menu

+ Automatically sync user picture and Account picture

+ Supported Windows 10 Technical Preview, and Windows 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP

+ Provided FAQs for Windows 8 / 8.1 started by Start Menu 8 users

* Supported high DPI

* Optimized user interface for easy and convenient operation

* Supported 38 languages

* And more can be discovered by you



StartMenu8 offers a solution for users who work with the Windows Start Menu and are not accustomed to the Metro start screen in Windows 8.


StartMenu8 Features:

  • More Efficiency and Convenience
    It not only brings back the convenient Start Menu to Windows 8, but also allows you to bypass Metro screen on start of Windows 8 and boot to desktop directly.
  • Easily Switch between Metro and Desktop interface
    You can easily switch between two modes by pressing and holding the Windows key, depending on your preference.
  • Faster Access to Programs and files
    It brings back Start Menu where you can get quicker access to programs, documents and files, control panel and settings.
  • Quicker Searching
    Unified and instant Searching for both desktop and Metro apps decreases the time taken in Searching and makes your work more efficient.
  • Customizable to your needs
    You can pin programs to Start Menu and Taskbar for quicker access to your favorite programs. It's easily customizable to have everything you need at just one click.



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