Brutus

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
5.0
out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2006
  • Total Downloads:
    53,078
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 22, 2005
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.01MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    155
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #5 in Launchers

Editors' Review

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Though you won't find an extensive feature set, you will find a few new ways to access shutdown operations and modify your Start menu with this simple freeware application. Brutus creates desktop and Quick Launch icons that let you quickly restart, shut down, log off, and lock your computer. From the Start menu, you can access its main control panel that allows you to determine how Windows will behave during a shutdown process. You also can hide items Start menu items such as Settings, Documents, Help, and Run. Unlike its competitors, you can't use Brutus to schedule or set an alarm to initiate shutdown operations. Though it's limited in scope, any user who wants a simple tool to perform shutdown functions can try this free application.
 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Really Great Shutdown/Restart+Logoff-Accesser"

December 18, 2009  |  By DarkNetDragon

 |  Version: Brutus 2006

Pros

A really speedy way to have really fast access to-Logoff/Shutdown//Restart-Options
Not only that, you're able to customize things within your start menu with this program
of course, it's also able to be done manually, but this program does it too

Cons

It doesn't actually speed up your computer's startup as much as you might think it would
If you customize too many start menu options, you could cause a few startup problems that you'd need to start fixing, but other than that this product's great

Summary

Great fast and easy access to your Logoff/Shutdown//Restart-Options
Recommended for labtops/computers that take a while to get to shutdown options
This program makes Logoff,Shutdown+RestartIcons for you
It's a great fast shutdown accessing program
Just be careful not to put it in your quicklaunch and accidentally click Shutdown,Restart,OrEvenLogoff-byMistake cuz if you do that, you could probably tell you wouldn't want to do that, so, in conclusion, fast access to shutdown/restart+logoff-options, just be careful

Updated on Dec 19, 2009

And there's Also An Option that says:
Try-To Lower-StartupMenu-Delay-
That looks like a great option to help load up your startup menu faster

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5 stars

"nice"

December 10, 2007  |  By karanjain

 |  Version: Brutus 2006

Pros

niceeeeeeeeeee

Cons

nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnice

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Datakonsult Mats Hindhede
Publisher web site http://www.proffs.nu/freeware.htm
Release Date November 22, 2005
Date Added November 22, 2005
Version 2006
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Launchers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003 Server
Download Information
File Size 1.01MB
File Name Brutus_2006_Setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 53,078
Downloads Last Week 155
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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