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Windows 8 app to bring back Start menu on desktop

  1. #11

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Rhodes View Post
    I found this:

    These are the reasons for looking no further than Win Eight Metro UI Switcher — for disabling the Metro interface of MS Windows 8:
    • Supports both the x86 and x64 versions of Microsoft Windows 8 (Eight).
    • No administrator privileges required for tweaking.
    • The app is completely standalone — no dependence on .NET framework or other runtime libraries.
    • It is multilingual. For more information on how to translate the utility into your native language, see the file Lngs\English.txt located in the program folder.
    • The portable version of Win Eight Metro UI Switcher is available.
    • The program is true freeware!
    Take a look here for videos and screensshots

    Hello Dave,

    Sorry, but the method that program uses no longer works in the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. It only worked in the older Windows 8 Developer Preview instead.

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  2. #12

    In My PC
    Posts : 32
    Win7 Pro (SP1 x64) & Win8 Pro (RTM x64)

    Cool... But it looks like we are using Windows 7 again
    anyhow, Thanks for the share... Its very usefull...
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