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StartW8 brings back the start menu in Windows 8

I love Windows 8. Even though Microsoft took away the start menu in Windows 8, I have never felt it missing because, I simply hit the windows key and type the name of the app I am searching for. This is something that I did with Windows 7 as well.

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Say Goodbye to your Start Menu with Guillotine

Long long time ago, I wrote about two software that will allow you to Say Goodbye to your Windows Start Menu. Yet another software that provides a similar functionality is called Guillotine. Guillotine is a free and lightweight Windows utility that allows you to quickly and naturally access items you commonly (and uncommonly) use like programs, bookmarks, contacts, and web searches.

Organizing your Start Menu with Tidy Start Menu

Over a period of time one thing that definitely happens to your Windows is a cluttered Start Menu. To keep my Start Menu organized, while installing a program I ensure that I put the start menu shortcuts that are created into folders and subfolders. Unfortunately, all programs don’t have friendly installers and a good number of times a lot of the Start Menu shortcuts remain in the main Programs folder itself.