View Poll Results: What Start menu do you prefer?

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  • Navtie Windows Start menu

    12 48.00%
  • Classic Shell

    9 36.00%
  • Start 10 (by Stardock)

    0 0%
  • Native Start screen

    3 12.00%
  • Any other solution

    1 4.00%
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  1.    03 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 401
    Windows 10 Pro

    What start menu do you prefer?

    I thought it would be interesting to know what people prefer (Desktop users, not tablet):

    • Native Windows 10 Start menu
    • Classic Shell
    • Start 10 (by Stardock)
    • Native Start screen
    • Any other solution (post

    Please keep in mind that this poll is for Windows 10, not for any of it's predecessors.

    I personally reverted to Classic shell. I like beeing able to customize it. The native Start menu is simply not flexible enough for me.
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  2.    03 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    In Win10 I like the stock start menu but in WIn8.1/WIn8 I liked Classic Shell.

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  3.    03 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Wolves, England
    Posts : 1,634
    W7 Pro x64 | W10 IP x64 | Linux Mint VM

    The native Start menu in 10 works fine for me.
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  4.    03 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Posts : 19,182
    Windows 10

    I prefer the Win 8 style
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  5.    03 Aug 2015 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 401
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    Quick question: How do I edit the poll?
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  6.    03 Aug 2015 #6
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 9,486
    Windows 10 Professional

    W10 Menu in any of it's forms is fine but I'd still like to see the option to Pin to the Start LIST.
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  7.    03 Aug 2015 #7
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    With all the options now on the right click of the Start Button and all my programs on the task bar, I no longer have need of the start menu.

    So, if I had to choose I'd stick with what the OS put there.
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  8.    03 Aug 2015 #8
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 903
    Windows 10 Home x64

    Classic Shell for me although jumplists aren't working for me yet under 4.2.3RC
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  9.    03 Aug 2015 #9
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 401
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    What I like about Classic Shell is the fact that you lose nothing by installing it. There is still a button that brings up the native Start menu. Plus you can make Windows bring up the native Start menu by clicking the Start button while holding down shift on your keyboard (for example).
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  10.    03 Aug 2015 #10
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 243
    Win 10 Pro 64bit

    I can't say that it's a major issue for me; apps that are used multiple times per session are on taskbar and context menu covers a lot.

    But the fact that I can have 30 icons in about the same space that a classic menu holds 5, plus the superior caching/response, makes native Win 10 Start a no-brainer.
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