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    "v. Beware: Startmenu gets empty!"

    December 24, 2012  |   By sweidre7


    1. Much more optional information, than in earlier version


    1. This version removes all shortcuts on the Startmenu
    2. Some unneeded info can not be hidden
    3. Change of font size cannot be done


    I liked the new version, and I would have given it 4 stars, but I gave it only 1 star due to its bad habit to remove all items on the Startmenu. (I have Windows 7 64-bit). Personally, I need the Startmenu, but for those not using the Startmenu this version might be acceptable. (I hope Google Earth will fix this bug in the next version!)

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