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    brian.​shapiro

    DCMonkey said:
    spivonious said:
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    I say bring back the Program Manager to replace the Start Menu. Its app icon would be where the Start orb is now. Similar to your suggestion, it would a central app to find, install, uninstall, update, organize and launch apps. Commonly used apps would of course be dragged to the taskbar. handle update notification and install/update progress like the iPhone, with little red badges and on-icon progress bars.

    In early Windows 7 builds there was something called a "Programs Explorer":

     

    http://www.withinwindows.com/2008/12/27/nostalgia-programs-explorer-in-old-windows-7-m1-builds/

     

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