Start Killer

Start Killer

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.6
out of 8 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.3
  • Total Downloads:
    19,143
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 06, 2004
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    203.36KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    16
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Load this application to hide the Windows Start button, but expect little gain from that extra inch of space. Start Killer has no interface except for a single options dialog. This program simply removes the Windows Start button from your desktop. It can load on system start or as an application. Users can still use CTRL-ESC to open the Start menu after using this utility. Start Killer can be configured to disable the Start menu. We didn't find much use for removing the Start button, but some users may find it saves them from accidentally clicking the menu open. This is a program in search of a need. Though every level of user can operate Start Killer, only experienced users need the extra inch of taskbar space freed by this freeware application.
 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Excellent!"

August 22, 2008  |  By Datalyss

 |  Version: Start Killer 2.3

Pros

Does exactly what it says, no more, no less.

Cons

None whatsoever.

Summary

Since "My Start Button" (which let's you change the name of the Start button) doesn't work with XPs "Classic" theme, I decide to download this to hide the Start button altogether.

To access the menu, I just press the Win key (the one with the Windows logo) on my Dell keyboard.

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5 stars

"Now that is slick"

October 17, 2004

 |  Version: Start Killer 2.3

Summary

The "Start Menu" has annoyed since two days after Windows 95 was released. While the menu has evolved into a more useful too with future releases, now I have customized so much that the Start Button is rarely used. "Start Killer" is just what I was looking for.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.3
  • Added disable start menu option .
  • Start Killer can open True Launch Bar menu instead Start menu.
General
Publisher Tordex
Publisher web site http://www.tordex.com
Release Date July 06, 2004
Date Added July 06, 2004
Version 2.3
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Desktop Customization
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Me, Windows, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows NT
Additional Requirements Windows (all)
Download Information
File Size 203.36KB
File Name startkiller.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 19,143
Downloads Last Week 16
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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