March 25, 2017

StartIsBack++ 2.0.1

StartIsBack++ is a small tool for Windows  8, 8.1, and 10 that brings back the original, authentic Windows 7 start menu experience

StartIsBack++ is a small tool for Windows 10 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 three 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: March 25, 2017

Current Version: 2.0.1

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 10 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)

Developer: Stanislav Zinukhov


  • NEW: Full taskbar skinning! Windows 7 and Windows 8 taskbar styles included
  • NEW: Improved configuration UI for finer personalization
  • NEW: Ability to change style of taskbar and start menu context menus
  • NEW: PC Settings can be expaned into menu
  • Improved PC Settings search
  • Improved dynamic high DPI support for start menu, orb and configurator
  • Added support for opening files via drag&drop on metro app icons in start menu
  • Lot of minor improvements and various bugfixes