In this article, you’ll learn how to bring back your beloved start menu in the next version of Windows.
Since Windows 95, Microsoft has included the famous ’start’ menu in all its versions of Windows. But now, Microsoft has decided to kill it. In fact, Microsoft wants us to use only the new metro-styled Home screen, with colored tiles.
Start Menu (Photo credit:Wikipedia)
The Windows 95 Start Menu. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
But if you try Windows 8, you’ll somewhat feel the lack of this menu. So, in this article, we’ll see how to bring back the start menu in Windows 8.
Since the start menu is not anymore a built-in feature of Windows 8, you’ll have to install a freeware : ViStart.
ViStart was created in the first place to replace Windows XP start menu with Vista’s or Windows 7’s. However, this little useful piece of software works perfectly with Windows 8.
You can download it at its author site.
Then, run it to install the start menu.
What do you think about ViStart? Do you know another way to have the start menu back in Windows 8? Let us know in the comments!