StartIsBack(TBD) beta test

Preview 2 September 15

This download is intended for Windows 11 build 22000 only.
Please read further for known issues.

What is hot

Classic taskbar with all its features, revamped new icons and round corners.

Classic context menus with all new look.

Classic Win7 start menu with all new look and features.

Explorer improved: revamped Ribbon and Command Bar, search box that works.

Top notch UI: fixed and colorized controls, rounded tooltips, dark mode improvements.

Notfication Area Icons Control Panel applet restored and revamped.

Negative resource usage: fewer RAM used, fewer processes started.

All-new reachitected and revamped app.

Known issues - Preview 2

Do not roll back to Windows 10 and do not install StartIsBack++!

May not like other tweaks and shell apps. Please remove.

May not be licensed permanently. Will work until November 2021.

Not translated and not translation ready.

Not for Dev channel flighting.

Not implemented yet: orb management.


Name, functionality, other aspects are to subject to change. Developer makes no other warranties, express or implied, and hereby disclaims all implied warranties, including any warranty of merchantability and warranty of fitness for a particular purpose.