Handy Start Menu v.1.72

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The standard Windows Start menu is far from ideal. Too often users find themselves taking too long to look for an application they want to start. This happens because the Start menu often has a very long list of programs that are installed on the system. So, it takes quite some time to find the application you want to run.

The Handy Start Menu program allows you to get rid of this problem by grouping Start menu applications into categories according to their purpose. Because applications are sorted automatically, the user is not required to do anything in most situations.

There is also another inconvenience in using the standard Start menu. To run a program, you need to open a folder that contains that application. But why do we need to open a folder and select the main application shortcut every time we want to run a program? When you start using the Handy Start Menu, the menu folders become shortcuts. A single click on a program folder is enough to run a relevant application automatically. A folder does not lose its properties: It contains child items as before, and you can easily open any of them.

It is important to note that the Handy Start Menu only applies a more convenient way of representing the content of the Start menu, rather than modifying files and folders physically. At any time, you can easily restore the standard look of the Start menu by disabling the Handy Start Menu program.

Makes working with your Start Menu easier. The program groups applications in the Start menu by categories, making them easy to access. Also, you can access menu items more quickly because you will only need to click the folder with the name of a program to run it.

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  • Handy Start Menu
  • 1.72
  • 05 Sep 12
  • ChemTable Software
  • WinVista, WinVista x64, Windows Vista
  •  
  • Freeware
  • 7.02 Mb
  • 709
  • Free
 
 
Latest Versions History
Version Date Released Release Notes
1.72 05.09.2012 * The programs database has been updated. This means that more new programs can be sorted by categories without contacting the server. * Bug fixed: In some cases Handy Start Menu could not be enabled after loading the system.
1.60 03.07.2012 Windows 8 Release Preview support. Only the Handy Start Menu functionality is available so far, without the standard Start Menu functions (because it does not exist in Windows 8 Release Preview).
1.40 24.11.2011 * Added the ability to change the font size of the Start menu (Pro-version). * The Settings window now includes the option to disable any Internet activity. * Under Windows XP the additional commands to configure Handy Start Menu are now shown along with categories.
1.30 22.08.2011 * The standard context menu items are now included in Handy Start Menu. * The new Accessories and Built-In Apps category has been added. * Improved rendering of the category images in the Start Menu. * Increased gaps between the Start menu items. * New program logo.
 
 

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