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!
- 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:
- 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.
- 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.