Spencer::Windows XP Style Start Menu for Windows 8 & 10
Windows XP Style Start Menu for Windows 8 & 10
Bring back the Classic Windows XP Start Menu to Windows 8 & 10. 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.

Windows XP Start Menu for Windows 8 & 10

It doesn’t interfere with the Windows 10 Start Button. Just pin it somewhere to the Taskbar.


Easy Installation

Just download the ZIP file from below, extract the Application, make a right click and select ‘Pin to Taskbar’.
You can also set a shortcut key in the icon properties, so you can open the Start Menu with a keypress.
Version 1.15 · · 451kb · VirusTotal Report
New: /d command line option added to hide commands from the menu History
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Supported Languages:

English English
French French
German German
Greek Greek
Portuguese Portuguese
Spanish Spanish
Swedish Swedish

Command line options:

/l <language code> Change user interface language to specified 2 letter language code
/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
/d <bitmask as hex value> Hide command menu items, bits 0-7 of menu items to hide

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