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Start Menu 8 5.85

Restore the Start Menu on your Windows 8

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Start Menu 8 screenshotStart Menu 8 is a lightweight application that will bring back the convenient and popular Start menu, allowing you to launch various applications and shut down your computer in a fast and easy way. The application bring a completely overhauled menu due to the fact that the developers never meant to replicate the Menu that was already present in the older editions of MS Windows.

Start Menu 8 will increase the computer's accessibility by adding tags that will let you easily open folders. disks or settings on your machine from a single start point.

Start Menu 8 lets you easily shut down your computer right from the menu. You can also set a delay timer. The program comes with a Start button and lets you choose from a wide range of cool skins in order to customize its appearance.


  • The interface is clean, straight-forward and easy-to-use.
  • Includes a wide variety of skins that lets you change the menu's appearance.
Name Start Menu 8
Version 5.85
Developer | see all products from this developer
Product Homepage Start Menu 8
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 7
All Time Downloads 2,507
Filename StartMenuX_Setup_5_85.exe
Filesize 5.7MB
MD5 Checksum 2C6CB44CC7F475137FC0113D2D96B03D
OS Support Win 7/8/8.1/10
Category Utilities

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Old Versions

Software Date Added
Start Menu 8 6.7 May 14, 2020 - Latest Version
Start Menu 8 6.321 August 24, 2019
Start Menu 8 6.11 May 30, 2018
Start Menu 8 6.0 January 19, 2017
Start Menu 8 5.85 May 26, 2016

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