Spencer::Windows XP Style Start Menu for Windows 8 & 10
Spencer
Windows XP Style Start Menu for Windows 8 & 10
Bring back the Classic Windows XP Start Menu to Windows 8 & 10. 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 8 & 10

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

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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.
Version 1.17 · · 452kb · VirusTotal Report
New: Compatibility issue fixed History
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Supported Languages:

English English
French French
German German
Greek Greek
Portuguese Portuguese
Spanish Spanish
Swedish Swedish

Command line options:

/l <language code> Change user interface language to specified 2 letter language code
/p Or portable.dat file is in same directory, use portable version
/s Stay in systray
/r <directory> Root directory for menu items
/n Use narrow menu items
/o <0/1/2> Sort files and folders together / first files, then folders / first folders, then files
/e Show also empty folders
/d <bitmask as hex value> Hide command menu items, bits 0-7 of menu items to hide

Wine based Start Menu for all Linux versions

Al.Gauthier@yahoo.ca 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.
Please note, you must install Service Pack 6 for Visual Basic 6.0: Run-Time Redistribution Pack too.

Wine Start Menu running in Linux Mint 19.1 Mate 64bit

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