How To Hide Windows 10 Start Button in 2020

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Larious is the Executive Editor of LowkeyTech. He is a tech enthusiast and a content writer. 





Last Updated on August 4, 2020 by Larious

Hide Windows 10 Start Button in 2020

Well, if we look around, we will find that Windows 10 is right now the most popular desktop operating system. The operating system is right now powering more than 60% of the desktop computers and laptops. If you have ever used Windows 10, then you might be well aware of the Start Button.

The start button is used to access the Start Menu (turned off by default for desktops and laptops). Another way to access the Start menu is by pressing the Windows Logo key on the keyboard. Some users use the Start button to access the start menu. Similarly, some users use the keyboard shortcuts to open the Start Menu.

How To Hide Windows 10 Start Button in 2020

So, if you are amongst those users who use the keyboard shortcut to open the Start Menu, then you hide the Start Button. Hiding the Start button frees up an icon’s space on the taskbar. So, in this article, we have decided to share the two best methods to hide or remove the Windows 10 Start button in 2020.

1. Using Start Killer

Start Killer
Start Killer

Well, Start Killer is one of the best free Windows 10 customization tools that you can use right now. The free program hides the Start button from the Windows 10 taskbar. You don’t need to do any settings, just launch the program, and it will hide the start button.

To bring back the Start button again, you need to close the Start Killer program. You can do so from the Task Manager, or from the system tray.

2. Using StartIsGone

Using StartIsGone
Using StartIsGone

Well, StartIsGone is pretty much similar to the Start Killer application that had been shared above. The good thing is that it takes nearly 2MB of space to install on your device. As soon as you run the program, it immediately hides the Start button.

To bring back the start button, just ‘Exit’ the application from the System tray. You can also close the application from the Task Manager utility.

So, these are the two best tools to hide the Start Button in Windows 10 computer. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also.


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