1.    02 Sep 2016 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    How to get back the Win10 1511 start menu layout

    Hello. Is there any way to get back the 1511 start menu? Since the Anniversary Update it changed and I really would prefer the previous one, however I cannot find anything in settings or on the internet about how to get it back. Is it even possible? Thanks.
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  2.    02 Sep 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 5,815
    Win 10 Pro (1607)

    Hi, once again, sorry, no. So many have asked. MS has changed the design- please read the many articles on the anniversary changes. Best option - 3rd party start menu. I use Classic Shell (free).

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  3.    02 Sep 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Sunnyvale, CA
    Posts : 175
    Windows 10 Professional

    I use a 3rd Party Program called Classic Shell.

    You can fully customize the Start Menu: change the items listed there, have different buttons there, change the start button icon, etc. There's too much to list.

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  4.    03 Sep 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 1,021
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    Classic Shell is excellent. I configure it so mouse hover opens Classic Shell and mouse click opens Windows Start so you can have access to both menus
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