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Windows 7's sexy new taskbar + clunky old start menu = Seven Classic Start

Love Aero Glass and the Windows 7 taskbar? Then clearly you're the type of person who also enjoys the much improved Vista-style start menu. Right? Right? Maybe not. Someone's betting that some users hate the updated menu system enough that they'll be willing to pay for an application that mimics the Classic start menu. Oh yes, it's yours, my friend. As long as you have enough rubies. Or $25,...

Start++ Makes Vista's Start Menu Wicked Useful

One of the features I've always liked about Vista was the Start Menu's search box. I heard a lot of complaints about the missing run command, but who cares? Win + R still works. Besides, once you download and install Start++ the search box will be kicking so much ass you won't believe it. Start++ adds a number of handy functions. For a start, you can set up custom keywords to perform search...

Vista Start Menu: The more things change, the more you forget

When we first heard about Vista Start Menu, we assumed it was a program that would give Windows XP users a Vista-like start menu. But while Vista Start Menu does have a search box and a Vista-black theme, that's where the similarities end. In fact, Vista Start Menu works on both Windows XP and Vista. So what exactly does this application do? It replaces your Xp or Vista start menu with an easy...

Eee PC Tips: A crash course in Linux

So you're an early adopter and you've run out to buy yourself Asus's $400 Eee PC because it seemed like a great price for a fully functional 2 pound computer that's about the size of a typical hardcover book (and far smaller than Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows). But the innovative easy to use interface might get old pretty quickly if you want to do more than surf the web and create letters,...