Return the start menu to Windows 8 with Start8 from Stardock!
Start8, the much anticipated software solution that returns the start menu and its functionality to Windows 8, is now available. Ease the transition to Windows 8 with Start8 by bringing the familiarity of the Windows 7-style start menu along with additional enhancements to Microsoft’s new Windows 8 release.
Start8 will boot directly to the Windows 8 desktop by default, giving users a friendly starting point during their migration. Start8 also enables users to search for, pin and launch both classic and Modern UI applications from the start menu.
- Adds a Windows 7-style Start menu with Windows 8 enhancements
- Boot directly to the Windows 8 desktop
- Search for Windows 8-style (Modern UI) apps
- Pin desktop and Modern UI apps
- Jump list support
- Windows 8 Start screen accessible from the Start menu
- Optionally disable Windows 8 “hot spots”
- Configurable Start menu size
- Fast access to shut down, devices, music, documents, videos
- Skinnable Start button
- Group policy support
HOW TO GET IT
Microsoft will be releasing an update soon that will restore the start menu, and resolve a number of other issues the public has been having with Windows 8.
Will the update be enough to sway the opinion on windows 8?