Tihiy

Start Is Back - 2.1 release

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I'd like to have a new feature like the possibility to replace start screen with "All apps" page.

Would be possible to implement it in the future?

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I don't uninstall the old version before installing this one, so it keeps all the old start buttons including the ones with Windows logo. Is this allowed?

I like the option to have the taskbar on the Start screen but when I click on the orb, it returns to the old desktop immediately. Then to me, temporarily, it works just like the desktop tile! It looks cool though when the scrollbar doesn't display above it.

And this version fixes a small problem I had a few days ago. Don't know why it took a little longer than usual to open the Task Manager, around 5 seconds or so. Now it shows right away when I choose to open it.

Thanks for the upgrading.

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I'd like to have a new feature like the possibility to replace start screen with "All apps" page.
Nope.

I like the option to have the taskbar on the Start screen but when I click on the orb, it returns to the old desktop immediately. Then to me, temporarily, it works just like the desktop tile! It looks cool though when the scrollbar doesn't display above it.

Note that right end on the taskbar brings to desktop (and peeks on it), as well as right-click -> Show Desktop.
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the new option to show taskbar on Metro breaks bigmuscles AeroGlass for me.

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Andre,

I don't use AeroGlass so it works fine for me.

Btw, it seems that the usage of memory which I see in the Task Manager is lower than that of the old version. Does anyone notice this or I am just imagining?

Edit: misunderstood what he said!

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the new option to show taskbar on Metro breaks bigmuscles AeroGlass for me.

You should check 'Disable taskbar translucency' in SIB properties.
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Well, I just found a bug. Try enabling the taskbar on the start screen. Now disable it after looking at the start screen. You will notice that the horizontal scrollbar is raised up a bit from it's normal position. As a workaround, log out and log back in.

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Well, I just found a bug. Try enabling the taskbar on the start screen. Now disable it after looking at the start screen. You will notice that the horizontal scrollbar is raised up a bit from it's normal position. As a workaround, log out and log back in.

Found and fixed another bug: start menu goes behind taskbar if taskbar is placed on screen side and returning from start screen by Windows key.
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the new option to show taskbar on Metro breaks bigmuscles AeroGlass for me.

You should check 'Disable taskbar translucency' in SIB properties.

I mean the Aero of the TaskBar :blushing:

Looks like you also use a direct class name and the Aero DLL doesn't know about it. Looks like the same issue like you get when you use Aero with a 2nd Monitor.

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In this new version of StartIsBack 2.1 RC1 does not work in safe mode the start menu, the button does not appear. :no:

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I mean the Aero of the TaskBar
So do I. Turn on the disable taskbar translucency checkbox.

In this new version of StartIsBack 2.1 RC1 does not work in safe mode the start menu, the button does not appear. :no:

It's off by default since 2.0. You need to add following value to registry \SOFTWARE\StartIsBack key EnableInSafeMode = 1 (DWORD value)
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I like the new version! so far it's stable and fast loading ... :)

Tihiy I sent an email yesterday yeah I see you did not answer

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@Tihiy

I found a bug... 1) if an App is docked in to a side and then Start Screen is called the taskbar get stuck to what desktop size is.

2) If you open right click menu in EBay, Mail (maybe all apps) the Taskbar go on top of it and its hard to read labels.

Screenshots attached...

Thank you for you great work, hope to see it working in Win8.1 in future

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Is it possible to add this feature:

Allow unlimited number of MFU applications in the start menu with vertical scroll bar and add an option to to choose from 3 different fixed sizes of the start menu ..

just to make life easier :thumbup

See suggested feature

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Thank you

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I just installed the latest version on a clean formatted Windows 8 64 bit in trial version, but after rebooting I got a "This program has expired. Please activate" notice. It wasn't even installed for 30 minutes let alone 30 days.

What gives??

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