Aignes Portable Start Menu

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USB_Kx
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Aignes Portable Start Menu

#1 Post by USB_Kx » Tue Sep 25, 2007 11:45 pm

Portable Start Menu is a simple and free start menu application that can be installed on USB sticks or local PCs.

Organize your programs in a simple menu system and launch them via a tray icon. If you close Portable Start Menu on an USB-Stick, running applications can be closed automatically, too.

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https://www.aignes.com/psmenu.htm

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Portable Start Menu

#2 Post by Cornflower » Thu Sep 27, 2007 4:27 am

A new one on the block


http://www.aignes.com/psmenu.htm Portable Start Menu

I don't think it can replace my beloved PStart, as it has so many fewer features, but worth a try.

If you copy PSM back and forth between a USB and the hard drive, it seems to autodetect if it is portable or not, and in portable mode has one Great feature: Close all running programs off the USB and exit!

PStart is in the startup of both my home and work machine, basically all but replacing the Start Menu, so I personally don't see a use there, but I am tempted to try it on my USB sticks, if only for the above feature.

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#3 Post by Ennovy » Thu Sep 27, 2007 5:31 am

2Cornflower

USB_Kx posted this software a couple of days before you. :lol:
Look at this thread:
http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/ ... php?t=2217
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#4 Post by Cornflower » Thu Sep 27, 2007 10:54 am

I'll have to try again. I did searches on the DB for aignes, psmenu, and "start menu". Wonder how I missed it.

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Portable Start Menue

#5 Post by Moshkinstein » Sat Dec 29, 2007 10:48 am

I like this one Better than Pstart.Though Pstart is a great app I find this one Much easier to use.Its like the Windows start menue.Very Simple to use.Also Supports Autorun with its own Autorun Creator.

http://www.aignes.com/products.htm

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#6 Post by usdcs » Sat Dec 29, 2007 2:53 pm


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#7 Post by Moshkinstein » Mon Dec 31, 2007 3:53 pm

Oh wow Sorry then I must have missed that one.Thanks for the heads up bro. :D

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Portable Start Menu 2.0

#8 Post by spaztastic » Wed May 21, 2008 1:00 am

Updated from version 1.3 to 2.0

http://www.aignes.com/psmenu.htm

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Re: Portable Start Menu

#9 Post by joby_toss » Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:17 am

Portable Start Menu 3.0 Beta-1

[+] TrueCrypt-Integration (PSMenu can automatically mount and unmount a TrueCrypt Container. This includes full drive letter adjustments, etc. when you start programs from a TrueCrypt Container). See help file for more information.
[+] Portable Start Menu is "killed" automatically when you remove your USB Stick without closing PSMenu.
[+] Full Unicode support
[+] Custom application icons
[+] Custom tray icon
Minor fixes and improvements

http://www.aignes.com/beta.htm

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Re: Portable Start Menu

#10 Post by I am Baas » Wed Jul 15, 2009 4:47 pm

Ooops. Message deleted. Need to get my eyesight checked.
Bəəs 2.0

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Portable Start Menu 3.0

#11 Post by Risto » Wed Nov 25, 2009 11:16 am

Portable Start Menu 3.0 is available:
http://www.aignes.com/psmenu.htm

Risto

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Re: Portable Start Menu 3.4

#12 Post by smaragdus » Sat Oct 08, 2016 7:21 am

Portable Start Menu is another program I have to freeze to a previous version- 3.3:

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because 3.4:

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The program is good but I cannot stand latest version modern flugliness (flatness + ugliness).

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Re: Portable Start Menu 3.4

#13 Post by webfork » Sat Oct 08, 2016 8:21 am

smaragdus wrote:The program is good but I cannot stand latest version modern flugliness (flatness + ugliness).
Really? The difference seems pretty minor based on your screencaps.

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Re: Portable Start Menu

#14 Post by smaragdus » Sat Oct 08, 2016 8:37 am

@webfork
Really? The difference seems pretty minor based on your screencaps.
For others the difference may look very insignificant but not for me- I really cannot stand flat style.

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Re: Submission - Portable Start Menu 1.0

#15 Post by Midas » Sun Oct 09, 2016 12:48 pm

I agree there's isn't a large difference here but, on purely aesthetic as well as communicative grounds, I have to stand with smaragdus on this one.

I'm all for minimalism in general, but this design trend of impoverishing UI detail for the sake of it doesn't bode well. Linux users will certainly recall a similar trend at the inception of many of current desktop manager iterations (Cinnamon, Mate, Unity, etc.) issued from the camp of once dominant Gnome. There's minimalism and there's dumbing down (... and rendering featureless and harder to recognize, which is precisely the core function of such visual elements). :(

@webfork: if this is its main topic, OP subject should be something like "Aignes Portable Start Menu" for clarity sake. Thanks. :)

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