1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,752
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       19 Jun 2015 #1

    How to find the secret Start Menu built into Windows 10


    The title of the article is How to find the secret Start Menu built into Windows 8.1, but I just checked and it works great in Windows 10! When reading the article, follow the instructions in Windows 10 and there ya go!

    I usually advise readers, but this time a reader gave me advice. Joe Rubenstein told me that "There is a Start Menu in Windows 8.1," then explained how to make it work.

    Yes, it's true. You can add a Start menu--of sorts--to the Windows 8.1 taskbar without installing a third-party program. All of the code is built into Windows itself.
    http://www.pcworld.com/article/29276...#tk.nl_pcwbest
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  2.    19 Jun 2015 #2

    Hi there

    OLD OLD stuff -- It's just based on using a CUSTOM TOOLBAR -- I already described this stuff AGES and AGES ago including adding Metro (Modern apps) to it.

    The article is MISLEADING -- It's not a NEW START MENU -- although useful -- and custom toolbars have been around for a LONG TIME including W7.

    Some of these Journalists don't deserve their money at all.

    Here's my post from a LONG time ago.

    http://www.eightforums.com/general-s...tml#post390324

    Cheers
    Jimbo
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  3. Joined : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,534
    OS X, Win 10
       19 Jun 2015 #3

    Nothing secret about this. . .it has been posted here on the Forums before, also I have been running this for several months now. . .
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  4.    19 Jun 2015 #4

    Lee said: View Post
    Nothing secret about this. . .it has been posted here on the Forums before, also I have been running this for several months now. . .
    Hi Lee

    I've already posted about this AGES ago

    http://www.eightforums.com/general-s...tml#post390324

    (Mine includes METRO apps too) !! No reg hacks or anything.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  5. Joined : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,534
    OS X, Win 10
       19 Jun 2015 #5

    jimbo45 said: View Post
    Hi there

    OLD OLD stuff -- It's just based on using a CUSTOM TOOLBAR -- I already described this stuff AGES and AGES ago including adding Metro (Modern apps) to it.

    The article is MISLEADING -- It's not a NEW START MENU -- although useful -- and custom toolbars have been around for a LONG TIME including W7.

    Some of these Journalists don't deserve their money at all.

    Here's my post from a LONG time ago.

    http://www.eightforums.com/general-s...tml#post390324

    Cheers
    Jimbo
    . . .You posted just a few seconds faster than I. . .
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  6.    19 Jun 2015 #6

    Lee said: View Post
    . . .You posted just a few seconds faster than I. . .
    Hi there

    Just had my Lunch !!! with a nice glass of Scotch so I'm rearing to go --also testing leaked build 10147.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  7. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,752
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       19 Jun 2015 #7

    jimbo45 said: View Post
    Hi there

    Just had my Lunch !!! with a nice glass of Scotch so I'm rearing to go --also testing leaked build 10147.

    Cheers
    jimbo
    So, you two are double-teaming me, eh?

    Well, I, for one, was glad to see the article. Secondly, there are users of Windows 10 who will be glad to see this recycled article. It won't hurt anything for it to be posted again, since I've not seen it in Windows 10 Forums.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2013
    N Calif
    Posts : 659
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 (laptop), W10Pro (tablet)
       19 Jun 2015 #8

    This has been around since at least Win 2000 that I know of and I have posted it on many forums over the years.
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