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How to Launch Start Menu in Windows 8

By Mahesh Chand on Jun 05 2012
You can launch Windows Start menu from both, desktop and metro views.
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So you are missing the Start menu in Windows 8. I know the Start button is missing but there are alternatives.

StartMenu.png

You can launch the Start button from both, the desktop and metro modes by pressing

WIN + X keys 

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