Windows 8 Start Screen Customizer 1.4.10 Beta

This lightweight and portable tool allows you to easily select the background pictures for your Start Screen or customize the default ones
Windows 8 Start Screen Customizer is a small-sized and portable piece of software that gives you the possibility of personalizing the Start screen of Windows 8, according with your own preferences.

Since installation is not a prerequisite, you can simply drop the executable file anywhere on the disk and click it to run.

As an alternative, you can move Windows 8 Start Screen Customizer to a USB flash drive or similar storage unit, in order to run it on any computer with minimum effort.

An important factor to take into account is that the Windows Registry does not get new entries, and leftovers are not kept on the hard disk after eliminating the utility.

The interface is made from a standard window with a clean working environment, where you can preview the buttons layout.

It is possible to change the number of rows, Start screen and tiles opacity, as well as load a picture from the local drive or removable disk to use as desktop wallpaper. Other options of Windows 8 Start Screen Customizer let you enable the Gaussian blur effect and slideshow mode, as well as make the app automatically run at system startup.

The program uses a pretty light amount of CPU and RAM, so it doesn't put a strain on system performance. No error dialogs have been shown throughout our evaluation, and the app did not hang or crash. Since it includes an intuitive workspace, even first-time users can quickly figure out how to work with Windows 8 Start Screen Customizer.

Reviewed by Elena Opris on August 14th, 2013


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last updated on:
November 16th, 2013, 8:41 GMT
file size:
1.4 MB
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Victor Alberto Gil
license type:
Freeware
operating system(s):
Windows 8 / 8 64 bit
category:
C: \ Tweak \ System Tweak

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