With Microsoft’s next operating system – Windows 8 comes a complete new UI named as Metro. Many users are facing problems and struggling finding the options that were easily available in earlier version of Windows. With Windows 8, Microsoft has decided to dump the traditional start menu. Windows users loved this start menu and they were accustomed to using this start menu since the days of Windows 95. The absence of the start menu is what many user’s don’t like. Here’s the easiest way to get the classic (or old) start menu and start button back in Windows 8.
How to Get Start Menu Back in Windows 8
For this purpose, you can use a tool named as Start8. This is a freeware released by Stardock and is available for download.
With this tool, there’s no need to delve in any complicated areas. After downloading Start8, run the setup process. After the installation process is complete you can see the Start orb, which is the same button as offered by Windows 7.
Now you can click on this familiar start button to open a list of all installed apps with the search bar in the top right position.
Also you can right-click on the start icon to get more options like show fullscreen metro start menu, run, shutdown or pick a different start button image. If you don’t like the current start button, then you can also change it by selecting a different image.
Start8 is a simple tool to get start menu back in Windows 8. Now there’s no need to navigate between Metro UI start screen and desktop, as this tool adds start menu right in the desktop – the traditional way.
Click on the below link to open the official website, enter your email address and then you’ll get the download link in the email.