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SweetLabs, Inc
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Mar 21, 2013
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Pokki Review

Sven Sorensen
A collection of improvements for systems running Windows 8
A review of Pokki by Sven Sørensen

One of the most annoying things of migrating to Windows 8 is the complete lack of the handy start menu which we've all grown accustomed to. Pokki is a solution which provides Start Menu functionality for the newest version of Windows.

While installing Pokki for Windows 8, you will be able to use a new type of start menu which was not developed by Microsoft, but has been designed to fit right into the existing operating system. You will be given access to currently installed programs, notifications, bookmarks and favorites and shut down buttons. The application also allows you to attach other types of application to the taskbar.

Pokki recognizes all of the programs and applications installed on Windows 8 and also goes futher by providing a free app marketplace to download and install other applications through the Pokki App Store. At the moment, there are several hundred different applications including a Gmail client and games like Angry Birds.

Installation of Pokki is simple and straight-forward and provides some of the things that Microsoft neglected to include in the new release of Windows.

Pokki features and highlights:
  • App store provides access to free PC apps
  • The Pokki menu brings back Start Menu functionality to Windows 8
  • Displays a list of featured apps
  • Provides Gmail functionality on the desktop
  • Provides access to Angry Birds and Facebook

Pokki is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from computer utilities without restrictions. Pokki 260.11.291 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This web launcher software is filed under:
  • Pokki Download
  • Freeware Computer Utilities
  • Software Reviews
  • Major release: Pokki 260.11

Compatibility with this web launcher software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of Pokki may be available from SweetLabs, Inc.

Pokki has been picked by our editors as very good.
Pokki has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Pokki 260.11.291 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

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