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    Classic Start V4.2.0 (Beta) Now Available (Works with Win 10 Build 9926)

    For those who still prefer the Classic Start menu: Classic Start v4.2.0 (Beta) works just fine with Windows 10 Tech (Build 9926).

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    http://classicshell.net/downloads/
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    I use IOBit Start Menu, how does this compare?

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    @KrakowKaz: Sorry, I am not familiar with that software.
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    Stardock has Start10 in beta for 9926, however I haven't tried it. I'll wait until Windows 10 is a released product and StartIsBack has an update for it.
    Create a fresh drive image before making system changes, in case you need to start over!

    "The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Savvy?"—Captain Jack Sparrow "When you're troubleshooting, start with the simple and proceed to the complex."—M.O. Johns "Experience is what you get when you're looking for something else."—Sir Thomas Robert Deware.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bbearren View Post
    Stardock has Start10 in beta for 9926, however I haven't tried it. I'll wait until Windows 10 is a released product and StartIsBack has an update for it.
    A wise decision.

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    Agreed. Microsoft has warned that making registry changes to the Preview can have unintended effects especially as new builds are released. Best leave it as is. I haven't been in love with the current Start Menu either but it is usable and I will hold off installing a replacement until the final release. The Start Menu seems to change with every new build. Maybe they'll get it right by final release......

    Jerry

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    I don't see much of a point in "beta testing" if one is not testing the beta. I'm just plinkin' and plunkin' (realizing that not everything is going to be functional) and giving feedback to MS.

    Fiddling around with a start menu that I don't really care for gives me more information to feed back to MS along the lines of what I would prefer to see vs what's available at the moment in this build.
    Create a fresh drive image before making system changes, in case you need to start over!

    "The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Savvy?"—Captain Jack Sparrow "When you're troubleshooting, start with the simple and proceed to the complex."—M.O. Johns "Experience is what you get when you're looking for something else."—Sir Thomas Robert Deware.
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