Spencer - XP-style start menu for Win 8/10

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Spencer - XP-style start menu for Win 8/10

#1 Post by shnbwmn » Thu Nov 24, 2016 7:35 am

Homepage: http://www.the-sz.com/products/spencer/
FreewareFiles: http://www.freewarefiles.com/Spencer_program_98358.html

Direct download: http://www.the-sz.com/products/spencer/Spencer.zip
Bring back the Classic Windows XP Start Menu to Windows 8. With one click you
have access to all of your Start Menu entries. Plus direct access to the Control
Panel, Administrator command line and Run dialog.
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Untested. But download comes as ZIP & according to homepage:
Spencer supports several command line options:

/p - or portable.dat file is in same directory, use portable version
/s - stay in systray
/r <directory> - root directory for menu items
/o <0/1/2> - sort files and folders together / first files, then folders / first folders, then files
/e - show also empty folders
Note: same dev (the SZ) behind Homedale.

@mod Like Midas suggested, perhaps it would be good to have one thread for all their tools?

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Re: Spencer - XP-style start menu for Win 8/10

#2 Post by webfork » Sun Feb 05, 2017 6:16 pm

Good post. I know if I ever get onboard with the Win10 thing, I'll probably use this.
shnbwmn wrote:@mod Like Midas suggested, perhaps it would be good to have one thread for all their tools?
Nah, I end up splitting up threads for individual programs anyway since I try to give programs their own individual thread. It makes it less confusing when two users are asking questions by the same dev but about two different programs.

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Re: Spencer - XP-style start menu for Win 8/10

#3 Post by Midas » Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:34 am

Spencer menu v1.15 released, dated 2019-04-04 (no changelog).

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