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[v2.9.1, 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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[v1.0.4, 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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[v5.2] Start Menu 8 – Bring back the classic Start Menu to Windows 8/8.1

As is known to all, Windows 8 removes the traditional start menu, which makes a lot of old users unaccustomed. Although the Windows 10 Technical Preview has brought back this feature, before the Windows 10 officially released, for users are still using Windows 8/8.1, we still can use Start Menu 8 to get our long-expected start menu back.

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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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[v1.56] Start8 – Get classic start menu back for Windows 8/Server 2012

Since Windows 8, Microsoft has significantly upgraded Windows user interface. Unfortunately, it removed the classic start menu of Windows XP/7 that all Windows users are accustomed to use. This immediately caused great inconvenience to hundreds of millions of Windows users around the world. And this action taken by Microsoft also led directly to a serious consequence – Windows 8 failed to leave the users a good first impression, and resulted in the Windows 7 users’ rebound.

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