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Show the Windows 8 Start Button

You are running Windows 8 and want to show the Start Button, which is missing by default.


You may notice that Windows 8 is missing one key feature:

There’s no Start Button!

  1. Don’t panic, there’s a solution.  The guys over at Classic Shell have developed a piece of software that will give you the start button back.  Once on their main page click the following button/link:
  2. Run the installer (essentially “next; next; next”) and when it finishes you’ll have a start button again.  Also there’s no need to worry about it replacing your metro apps, those are all still available.
  3. When finished your desktop will now look similar to this:

So there you have it.  For those of you that have love lost for Windows 8 hopefully this helps smooth out the transition.


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