Bring back the Classic Windows XP Start Menu to Windows 10 and Windows 11. With one click you have access to all of your Start Menu entries. Plus direct access to the Control Panel, Administrator command line and Run dialog.

Windows XP Start Menu for Windows 10

It doesn’t interfere with the Windows 10 Start Button. Just pin it somewhere to the Taskbar.


Easy Installation

Just download the ZIP file from below, extract the Application, make a right click and select ‘Pin to Taskbar’.
You can also set a shortcut key in the icon properties, so you can open the Start Menu with a keypress.
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Install using package managers:

winget install --id the-sz.Spencer -e --forcecontent_copy
choco install spencer.portable -y --ignore-checksumcontent_copy

Supported Languages:

Arabic Arabic
English English
French French
German German
Greek Greek
Italian Italian
Portuguese Portuguese
Russian Russian
Spanish Spanish
Swedish Swedish
Turkish Turkish
Ukrainian Ukrainian

Supported Operating Systems:

Windows 11 Windows 11
Windows 10 Windows 10
Windows 8 Windows 8
Windows 7 Windows 7
Windows Vista Windows Vista
Windows XP Windows XP
Windows 2000 Windows 2000
Windows Server Windows Server
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Wine based Start Menu for all Linux versions: created a Wine_START_Menu.msi Setup for installation. The start menu is not using any VM software, it’s using Wine.
You have quick access to the Task Manager, Notepad, Regedit, Explorer, and WinVer just as you would in Windows. You can also add your own menu items.
Here is a explanation video: Wine Start Menu for WineHQ + Linux.

Wine Start Menu running in Linux Mint 19.1 Mate 64bit:

Download Mirrors: