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Start Screen Unlimited can Add Useful Features to Windows 8.1 Start Screen

Posted In Windows - By Raja Kumar on Monday, April 28th, 2014 With No Comments »

Windows 8.1 was developed with the changes made to its start screen. Which is the most important thing in the win 8 and it is now further improved with windows 8.1 to attract more users to windows. Now the start screen can be customized with a beautiful background, tiles can be resized to many other sizes, themes can be applied and apps can be organized to different categories.

And here comes a young new fresh app for windows 8.1, the amazing Start screen unlimited, it adds more useful features to default windows start screen like restart and shutdown button, sleep, hibernate and also quick access to control panel for settings, no need to open search.

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As shown in above image, you can see a floating toolbar over the start screen that adds very useful features as shown below:

  • Shows time and date
  • Direct access to control panel
  • Power buttons – shutdown, sleep and restart
  • Ability to Google search directly from start screen. (Link opens in default browser)
  • Google search bar is available directly on start screen.(But this feature requires a physical keyboard, doesn’t works with touch keyboard.)

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Currently this app has 2 different versions, a free version and a deluxe version. Deluxe version has 3D menus. Download here.

Recommended reading: How to tweak the settings of the parallax effect on the Windows 8 Start Screen.

About - Raja Kumar comes from India and loves writing about technology, scientific things and tech.