StartIsBack 2.1.2 / StartIsBack+ 1.6

StartIsBack is a great way to relieve your (and your users) Windows 8 pain. StartIsBack returns Windows 8 a real fully featured start menu and start button, behaving exactly like the ones in Windows 7. StartIsBack radically improves desktop usability and makes new Start screen clutter-free. StartIsBack is fully native lightweight zero-privileges program, cheap and fair, fast, stable and secure. Boot to desktop; Original fully-featured Windows 7 start menu; Desktop and Modern interfaces clearly separated; Make Start screen clutter-free; Totally native; Rich customization and configuration; And More to come! Think of it as a transition path which Microsoft should have made for Windows 8. StartIsBack+ is the all-new version of StartIsBack for Windows 8.1. It's a FREE upgrade for all StartIsBack users.

  • Changes in 2.1.2:
  • New: Latvian, Bulgarian translation
  • Fixed: minor configuration problems
  • Updated group policy file
  • Changes in 1.6:
  • Support for Windows 8.1 Spring Update:
  • Pin Metro apps to Taskbar from Start menu
  • Setting to use modern apps close button to close app forcefully
  • General improvements:
  • Automatic downloading of updates. StartIsBack now will download new versions automatically in background, using BITS service, and offer you to install them
  • Default start button has shine effect
  • Default start button can be used with bottom-left corner again
  • Improved XP style All Programs menu new program highlighting
  • Improved XP style All Programs menu responsiveness
  • Improved Multi-monitor hot corners behavior
  • Fixed:
  • Modern app icons didn't show when dragging
  • Shutdown button didn't install Windows Updates by default
  • ‘Problem with shortcut’ dialog could be spawned on startup
  • ‘Display start menu adjacent to vertical taskbar’ worked incorrectly with auto-hide taskbar
  • ‘Remove and prevent access to Shutdown’ Windows policy also prevented logoff

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Note: The cracked version can be used on its own. Simply run the cracked setup.