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[v2.9.5, v1.7.6, v2.1.2] StartIsBack – Call classic Start Menu back to Windows 8/8.1/10

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StartIsBack (StartIsBack+, StartIsBack++, AKA: StartIsBack Plus, StartIsBack Plus Plus) is a series of auxiliary desktop enhancement software, specially designed for replacing the gaudy and notorious Metro UI of Window 8/8.1/10 with Windows XP/7’s classic and efficient start menu (has the most popular style and function) – which process can also be referred to as “Restore the classic start menu”.

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[v1.95] Start10 – First alternative app of Windows 10 Start Menu

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Windows 10 tried to partly restore the classic start button & menu, even increased semitransparent effect for the start menu, but its usage is still not convenient enough. Especially on the fluency of menu operation, its overall performance lags far behind the classic start menu of Windows XP/7. And in fact, this is definitely not caused by users’ habit, but the failure on design (Microsoft blindly pursues avant-garde design while ignores one fact/reality – The vast majority of users is using Windows 10 on a PC, rather than a tablet with touchscreen.

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[v2.1.2007] Perspective – Display your favorite wallpapers in an eye-catching way

Perspective (another really bad name for software, even Perspective for Windows is not friendly enough for search engine) is an automatic desktop wallpaper changer/background switcher developed for Windows 10. It gives Windows 10 users an eye-catching way to display their favorite wallpapers, and can perfectly replace the Background Feature built in Windows 10.

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[v1.0.4, v2.8.7, v3.5, v2.2020] Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 PE by Ratiborus all in one place

Windows PE (Preinstallation Environment) means lightweight versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems that allow you to boot from DVD, USB or over network. This is a collection post for Windows PE assembly (Windows 7 PE, Windows 8 PE, Windows 8.1 PE, and Windows 10 PE) made by the famous reverse engineer Ratiborus from a very popular Russian computer forum Ru.Board. They will be updated as new utilities or drivers are added.

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Microsoft Windows XP, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 64-bit Official Setup (Original ISO) AIO

AppNee never intended to release the Windows setup ISO image files (not only because they have too big file size), but the following two reasons direct cause we have to do this for so many pure Windows players:

  1. Windows 10‘s design and performance shrinks drastically
  2. On the whole Internet, it is almost impossible to find any clean, untouched, official Windows setup ISO files

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Hiren’s BootCD PE – Most powerful, professional and popular WinPE in history

Hiren’s BootCD (HBCD for short) is a well-known, very popular and reliable bootable CD-ROM with a full set of commonly-used Windows and DOS system maintenance tools (only including free and legal software). But it has stopped updating since 2012. Hiren’s BootCD PE is one of its enhanced PE edition developed by fans users, which also can be seen as its an unofficial successor.

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O&O ShutUp10 – Free antispy tool for Windows 10

Each of the released versions of Microsoft Windows is not perfect, this is the fact that can be accepted by the public. But the behavior of Windows 10 started to insanely stealing its users’ privacy info (euphemistically called: data mining) has been deeply embedded into the every process of the whole system operation, while this is unbearable for any senior Windows users. So we have to resort to some third-party applications to protect the security of our digital privacy.

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