Windows 8 – Bring Back the Start Menu

Still miss the classic Start menu in Windows 8 and 8.1? Never fear, alternatives are here.

Microsoft lopped off the Start menu in Windows 8 to force people to use the Start screen. And I’ll admit it, the Start screen does offers several benefits.

Live Tiles can clue you in to the latest e-mails, appointments, news, and other information. You can easily search for any app, setting, or file just by typing its name.

But I still find the folder-structured Start menu the quickest and easiest way to launch any application when I’m already working in the desktop.

Here is a short video showing how you can get your start menu back in Windows 8.