August 30, 2013

StartIsBack 2.1.2

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StartIsBack is a small tool for Windows 8 that brings back the original, authentic Windows 7 start menu experience, enhanced with many new features as well. StartIsBack restores original Windows 7 start menu with all its features. Search, drag & drop, pinned and recently used applications, and fully customizable settings. Furthermore, StartIsBack goes directly to desktop every time without flashing start screen even for a millisecond.

StartIsBack is available in 3 editions each one created specifically for windows 8-10 versions: 

StartIsBack Key Features:
  • Lightweight and secure 
  • Restores original Windows 7 start menu
  • Consumes minimal amount of system resources 
  • Fully native zero-privileges app
  • Show live badges for modern apps
  • Rich customization and configuration
  • Boot to desktop

Last Update: August 30, 2013

Current Version: 2.1.2

License: Shareware

English, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, European Portuguese, French, Danish, Greek, Italian, Turkish, Spanish, German, Polish, Czech, Croatian, Slovak, Finnish, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Serbian, Slovenian, Bangla, Hungarian, Swedish, Simplified Chinese, Indonesian, Arabic, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Farsi, Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Bulgarian, Latvian, Japanese, Romanian

Supported Operating Systems:
Windows 8 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)

Developer: Stanislav Zinukhov


  • New: Latvian, Bulgarian translation
  • Fixed: minor configuration program issues
  • Updated group policy file