Windows x64 | File size: 53.3 MB
Start11 – the industry’s most advanced start menu. Start11 solves Windows 11’s worst Start menu and taskbar sins.
Make your Start menu a personalized experience.
Choose from several styles from Windows 7 to 11, or our modern adaptation of classic styles.
Personalized to your preferences
Customize your Start menu by adding or removing sections, changing the icon, and moving it to the left or keep it centered.
Customizable from top to bottom
Easily change the colors, transparency, spacing, alignment and more.
Enhance your productivity with unique features.
Bring back features from previous versions of Windows and enable new functionality.
Restore classic functionality
Ungroup your windows and restore the context menu to the taskbar in Windows 11.
Add new functionality
Add links to local and network drives, individual folders, the recycle bin, and more.
Take complete control of your search experience.
Improve your search experience with minimal distractions and better results.
Customize your search experience
With a customized search experience, your most frequently used content appears higher in the results.
Advanced Index Functionality
When paired with the Edge browser, open tabs will also appear in your search contents.
Start11Config.exe 184.108.40.206 (2.01 in UI)
Resolved a crash issue with Win7 style on login in rare circumstances
Resolved an issue with enhanced taskbar autohide when the primary monitor is to the right of the secondary monitor with desktop icon placement
Resolved issue with clicking on pinned taskbar buttons set to only show on certain monitors not showing a right-click menu
Resolved issue with mixed dpi setups where right-click menus may not detect dpi changes consistently
Resolve the issue with offset taskbar mode with autohide on a secondary.
Limited recent docs popup menu to 15 items (or OS setting if defined)
Reduced a flicker when minimizing/restoring a window from the taskbar using the mouse
Adjusted some init code to prevent threads from being allocated earlier than needed
Tweak to extra control panel item showing
Resolved issue with rounded taskbar causing clipped taskbars on primary monitor when using a touch-capable device with Win11 22H2 or later
Resolved issue with taskbar offsets on secondary monitor without enhanced taskbar enabled not working correctly
Tweaked shutdown menu to stop list under it taking focus sometimes
Added registry key S11_AlwaysScrollMenus which when set to 1 will stop Start11 from making menus multi-column and instead use a scrolling list. Create in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Stardock\Start8\Start8.ini\Start8
Resolved issue with Win7/Modern style jumplists sometimes showing each item too small after switching menu modes
Added a new registry key to control the right-click menu style on Windows 11. It is called "S11_MenuMode" and it has 3 options. 0 = translucent menus, 1 = solid menus, 2 = colour tinted translucent menus
Resolved all apps/steam apps list not working from a pinned taskbar folder if you are using the Win7/Modern menu styles
Resolved issue with sub menus showing far left of the screen when they would not fit next to the open menu on multi-column menus
Resolved issue with new Start11 autohide taskbar mode triggering too far from the bottom of the screen vs the primary
Resolved issue with Win 7/modern menu with Win10 style all apps tree not having Show Recently installed and suggested apps not refreshing the list instantly
Resolved issue with right-hand list on start menu flickering over search results during animation to switch to search mode sometimes with Win 7/modern menu styles
Resolved issue with leftover tooltip after launching an app from the menu if the tooltip was visible at the time
Altered config UI to grey out the settings for rounded taskbars unless the rounded taskbar is enabled as this may be causing confusion
Resolved menus sometimes being the wrong background color depending on OS color settings
Resolved sub-menus showing on popup folder menus being shifted too far right on Win11 setups
Resolved Win Launcher menu style when hiding search and username causing shutdown to overlap contents of the list