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How To Get A Start Button In Windows 8

  1. #1


    Kolkata, India
    Posts : 127
    Windows® 8.1 Pro 64-Bit

    How To Get A Start Button In Windows 8


    Hello guys Can you tell me How To create a start button shortcut to get to start menu in the taskbar.
    So that we don't need to click the invisible place in the taskbar And there would be a button on which we will click to go to the metro ui start menu. (This would help windows 8 to look great..)

    If we will click on the start button
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    Then We can get The Start Screen.
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    Is there any way to create it??

    Thanks If Anyone can help

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  2. #2


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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP


    Click on the desktop tile? Do you mean a shortcut that will "start" the start menu? What start menu program are you using?
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  3. #3


    England
    Posts : 24
    Windows 8 Pro 64bit


    Search Google for 'Classic Shell' will install classic Start button and menus easily !
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  4. #4


    Kolkata, India
    Posts : 127
    Windows® 8.1 Pro 64-Bit


    Yes you are right I want A shortcut that will "start" the start menu.....

    I have used Start8 But the trail version so I want to ask is there any free program which will work like start8 and make a start menu for it....

    Thanks.....
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  5. #5


    Kolkata, India
    Posts : 127
    Windows® 8.1 Pro 64-Bit


    Quote Originally Posted by headonastick View Post
    Search Google for 'Classic Shell' will install classic Start button and menus easily !
    Thank You very very much I have installed classic shell and using it...
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    windows 8 pro x64
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  7. #7


    England
    Posts : 24
    Windows 8 Pro 64bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Narayan View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by headonastick View Post
    Search Google for 'Classic Shell' will install classic Start button and menus easily !
    Thank You very very much I have installed classic shell and using it...
    Happy to help think it was a very big mistake by MS to remove it in the 1st place !

    Kindest regards
    Ricky
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  8. #8


    Kolkata, India
    Posts : 127
    Windows® 8.1 Pro 64-Bit


    Yes you are right If MS had kept the start menu then everyone who loved Windows 7 would love Windows 8
    Any Way, Thank You All for helping....
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  9. #9


    A shortcut to start screen:
    "Start" Screen Shortcut - Create in Windows 8

    To get an exact same start menu like Windows 7 you can use Ex7forW8.
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  10. #10


    San Antonio
    Posts : 34
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center


    Easy way to install Classic Shell : ninite.com
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