8 Start Menu Replacements For Windows 8

ViStart 8

Inspired by the indexing engine for Windows Vista back in 2007, software engineer Lee Matthey Chantry of Lee-Soft decided to create his own free Start menu, ViStart. This updated version for Windows 8 is called ViStart 8, equipped with a custom indexing engine to find documents in seconds. Besides the quick search feature, this app restores the classic Windows Start menu for Windows 8. Clicking the Windows 7 Start button brings up the Start menu with control panel, documents, photos and shortcuts on the left pane. On the right pane are all files and folders on the PC. Customizable, there are three Start menu skins and four Start menu buttons from which to choose. Metro apps aren't forgotten either; they can be searched and pinned to the Start Menu. This proficient app harkens back to the easy-to-use and classic menu features for Windows 8.

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