Start8 Updates

kemical

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#1
Return the Start Button to Windows 8
Windows 7-style Start menu with Windows 8 enhancements

  • Search for Windows 8-style (Modern UI) apps
  • Pin desktop and Metro apps to the start menu
  • Jump List support
  • Unified Search for apps, settings and files
  • Boot directly to the Windows 8 desktop
  • One click access to shut down, devices, music, documents, and videos
Start8 1.20 Changelog
  • -Updated for Windows 8.1 Preview build compatibility
  • -Start8 allows customizing the Start button image AND provides a desktop Start menu
  • -Added new prompt on first run to select a default button image. Upgrade installs will not see this prompt.
  • -When running on Windows 8.1 Preview, respect the OS configuration for "boot to desktop"
  • -When used with Stardock WindowBlinds, you can also override the Start button in use with the WB setting for "always use the OS" button
  • -Options for showing the Windows 8.1 Start screen in other than full-screen mode are disabled in this version of Start8
Download:
http://www.stardock.com/products/start8/download.asp
 


#2
All ready got it...thank you!
 


kemical

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#3
Stardock has released Version 1.30 of the Start8 Start Menu replacement utility for Windows 8. Changes include updating for Windows 8.1 RTM compatibility, self-contained menu skinning, new default Start button image, additional control options and bug fixes.
 


kemical

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#4
Stardock has released Version 1.30.1 of the Start8 Start Menu replacement utility for Windows 8. This version adds some more options and bug fixes.
 


kemical

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#5
Stardock has released Version 1.31 of the Start8 Start Menu replacement utility for Windows 8. This version has some minor adjustments for Windows 8.1 along with bug fixes.

Start8 1.31 Changelog
  • -Added some additional strings to bundled language files for Windows 8.1
  • -DisplayFusion fixes
  • -Hid the advanced option to go to desktop when closing a metro app on Win8.1
  • -Disabled the option for the user picture to hide the user picture when using a WB skin
  • -Fixed an issue with custom themes and non English languages where the shutdown button would clip text
Ref:
http://www.stardock.com/products/start8/history.asp
 


kemical

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#6
Stardock has released Version 1.40 of the Start8 Start Menu replacement utility for Windows 8. This version provides support for Windows 8.1 Update 1, along with bug fixes.

Start8 1.40 Changelog
  • -Supports Windows 8.1 Update [April 2014]
  • -Fix to allow clicking on section titles in search
  • -Fix for issue with documents showing in most recent apps list
  • -Fix to exclude desktop items from recent apps list
  • -Fixed issue with touch to close on touch-enabled machines re-opening the menu
http://www.stardock.com/products/start8/history.asp
 


bassfisher6522

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#7
Thanks...just updated mine. So much for the auto update, I wonder if that was one of the bug fixes.
 


kemical

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#8
Stardock has released Version 1.41 of the Start8 Start Menu replacement utility for Windows 8. This version fixes a resource leak and clipping of the last item in the list.

Start8 1.41 Changelog
  • -Supports Windows 8.1 Update [April 2014]
  • -Fix to allow clicking on section titles in search
  • -Fix for issue with documents showing in most recent apps list
  • -Fix to exclude desktop items from recent apps list
  • -Fixed issue with touch to close on touch-enabled machines re-opening the menu
  • -1.41 update to fix resource leak and clipping of last item in list
Ref:
http://www.stardock.com/products/start8/history.asp
 


kemical

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#9
Stardock has released Version 1.45 of the Start8 Start Menu replacement utility for Windows 8.
Start8 1.45 Changelog
  • Added new SAS activation and trial code
 


kemical

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#10
Stardock has released Version 1.47 of the Start8 Start Menu replacement utility for Windows 8. This version adds Windows 10 compatibility and updates the activation mechanism.
 


kemical

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#11
Stardock has released Version 1.50 of the Start8 Start Menu replacement utility for Windows 8.
Start8 1.50 Changelog
  • Added support for sleep function on Surface 3 and similar devices.
  • Added option to access a list of modern UI applications from the Start8 Start menu.
 


kemical

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#12
Stardock has released Version 1.55 of Start8
Start8 1.55 Changelog
  • Enterprise Server only - Updated code signature certificate.
  • Enterprise Server only - Fixed deactivate issue where client licenses were not properly freed up on the server.
 


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