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  1. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       06 Aug 2016 #1

    Start menu with full labels


    Hello guys,


    How do I re-enable the labels in Start Menu? I want to be easier for me to acces the 'Power' Button, but with the new interface, it is annyoing (not to talk about that cascade of shortcuts I do not need :|)

    I need it to be so by default, I do not want everytime to click on that 3-bars button on top.
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  2. Joined : Mar 2015
    New Mexico
    Posts : 993
    Windows 10 Pro,
       06 Aug 2016 #2

    The Power Button is right above the start button on my system. If I left click on the start button then there is the power button right there.

    How do you want yours to work?
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  3. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,594
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       06 Aug 2016 #3

    The power button should be bottom left on the start menu. A circle with a short vertical line.

    You also get to see one one if you press CTRL ALT DEL, for example.

    Sorry, which labels aren't you seeing?
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  4.    06 Aug 2016 #4

    OP would like to see:

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    right away, as opposed to:

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    There are a number of alternatives:

    - pin a shutdown shortcut to the taskbar,
    - invoke a shutdown dialog,
    - right click the Start Menu and choose 'Shutdown or Sign out' from the WinX Menu
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  5. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       06 Aug 2016 #5

    Edwin said: View Post
    OP would like to see:

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    right away, as opposed to:

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    There are a number of alternatives:

    - pin a shutdown shortcut to the taskbar,
    - invoke a shutdown dialog,
    - right click the Start Menu and choose 'Shutdown or Sign out' from the WinX Menu

    That's what I meant to say.
    Before update there where the labels. Now they are gone. How do I get them back?
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  6.    06 Aug 2016 #6

    Snukye said: View Post
    That's what I meant to say.
    Before update there where the labels. Now they are gone. How do I get them back?
    I don't think you can get that 'reveal' to open expanded by default!
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  7. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,594
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       06 Aug 2016 #7

    Snukye said: View Post
    Hello guys,
    I want to be easier for me to acces the 'Power' Button, but with the new interface, it is annyoing (not to talk about that cascade of shortcuts I do not need :|)

    I need it to be so by default, I do not want everytime to click on that 3-bars button on top.
    Ok, you don't want a list of programs, you want a labelled power button... so I think you're in the market for a replacement start menu.
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  8.    06 Aug 2016 #8

    One feature I've always been fond of is "SlideToShutdown", pinned to the Taskbar, great for mouse or touch devices.

    Slide to Shut down Shortcut - Create in Windows 10

    Simply ClickEnter or Swipe - Bye Bye!

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  9. Joined : Aug 2016
    Posts : 6
    Windows 10
       22 Aug 2016 #9

    I'd rather have a glitchy webcam (which I don't, just implemented update this morning) than lose my start menu icon labels. Royally peeved that I have to decipher win10 hieroglyphs. I have better things to memorize, Microsoft. Guess all I can do is wait for enough people to bitch and moan in a way that devs will actually notice and maybe we'll get some customization options in this regard.
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  10. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,594
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       22 Aug 2016 #10

    Everything's fully labelled in Classic Shell (free) start menu... as an example... so you don't have to wait.

    Have a look at Start10, Startisback ..... or search for more. (I don't use these, only mention them).

    If you mouse over the standard symbol for power, you get a tooltip - Power.

    Then you'll find MS adopts the same idea of symbols in Cortana (Documents, Videos, Photos etc)- and you can have those same symbols down the left side of your start menu.. so there are more you can glare at....

    Just don't wait for MS - personalise your PC.
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