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  1.    25 Jan 2015 #1

    What a PROPER start menu should look like


    Hi there

    IMO a DECENT functioning start menu should be totally user customiseable with a SEARCH at the TOP rather than at the bottom of the screen.

    Here's an example from Linux KDE desktop --totally customiseable. You can switch it too to a "classic cascadable Menu" like XP had if you want - no re-boots needed can do ir at any time. I prefer the version shown. Cascadable version also shown.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  2.    25 Jan 2015 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2014
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    Ditto.

    I'm just in the process of downloading the new Windows 10 build but don't hold out too many hopes for a proper Start Menu given what was shown at last weeks Windows 10 presentation.
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  3.    25 Jan 2015 #3
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    Standish, Lancashire
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    Looks shit to me.
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  4.    25 Jan 2015 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
    Looks shit to me.
    Not really an appropriate response from an Administrator!
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  5.    25 Jan 2015 #5
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    It`s windows, what did you expect
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  6.    25 Jan 2015 #6

    Hi there

    It's customiseable so you can make it look anyway you want - there's zillions of themes etc you can choose --I prefer just plain and simple - others prefer different things.

    The whole point was that I think the SEARCH should be at the TOP and not at the BOTTOM. The NEW W10 menu is very inflexible especially if you have a LOT of applications on your PC. The previous (build 9879) version of the start menu was a lot more customiseable and IMO useable even with the Search at the bottom. !!

    The previous version (build 9879) was more useable IMO. Dave44 has posted a fix so you can use the Old version on build 9926 but you will lose the ability to expand directly to the start screen (not important for me - i'd rather have a functioning search facility).

    In any case there's nothing wrong with people saying they don't like stuff whether an admin or not.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  7.    25 Jan 2015 #7
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    Windows has never been that customizable, you always had to install a 3rd party software.

    I always installed Tuneup Utilities on XP.
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  8.    25 Jan 2015 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by WightWalker View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by z3r010 View Post
    Looks shit to me.
    Not really an appropriate response from an Administrator!
    Watch your mouth young man/woman! lol
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  9.    25 Jan 2015 #9
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    Just telling it like it is
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  10.    25 Jan 2015 #10
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    Here we go again with that BS about the great and wonder Linux. . .Please this is a windows forum not Linux.
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