Windows 8 Start Menu Replacement Start8 Get Design Overhaul

Introduction

  
In this article, we are going to explain how to use the Windows 8 start menu replacement Start8 that provides a design overhaul.
 

Procedure to replace with Start8

 
Step 1
 
We can see an example of it running on the Windows 8 Pro RTM.
 
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Step 2
 
First, we can select "All programs" in Windows 8 and access the traditional Desktop and modern-style Windows Store apps.
 
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Step 3
 
Start8 brings back the familiarity you're accustomed to with the Windows 7 Start Menu, including the search box – much easier than going to the Start Screen to do a search.
 
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Step 4
 
I'm opening modern-style apps, like in the Windows 8 App Store.
 
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Step 5
 
Then we press the Windows key on our keyboard to get back to the Desktop.
 
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Step 6
 
It still gives you the option to customize the look of the Start Button as well.
 
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The new Start8 version is currently in the Beta stage and it's free.
 
 

Summary

 
In this article, we learned about Windows 8 Start Menu Replacement Start8 Get Design Overhaul.