StartBar8 (Registered Plus): installation on three computers, 12 months of updates and support included.
Windows 8 splits the user interface into two separate sections, the 'old fashioned' desktop, and the new 'modern' interface, with the new start screen, and the new apps running in the foreground all the time.
Mostly you have already realized that you need to get used to those two separate interfaces which are somewhat locked from each other, especially when it comes to switching between them.
It requires a few mouse clicks, switches and turns to quickly access something on the desktop while on the modern interface, and get back to an app, although you simply wanted to check for a specific file, a system setting, or start a desktop program.
With StartBar8 a lot of your daily life is much easier in Windows 8!
Whenever you need access to classic Windows features, but don't want to switch to the classic desktop, move your mouse to the left side of your screen and StartBar8 will be there for you, giving you access to customizable start tiles, a start menu, a file explorer, and a lot more. All from within StartBar8, without the need to switch between multiple windows, or leaving the modern user interface, or any app of Windows 8.
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