Adding Start Button in Windows 8

Introduction 

 
As you know, Windows 8 comes with many great features, but the irritating one thing is that there is no Start Button in Windows 8. In this article, I will show how to let the user work with a Start Button in Windows 8.
 
To provide the feature of a Start Button in Windows 8 here I will use the Classic Shell that can help us to design the Start Button like in Windows 7 or XP. Now, you can easily go through the computer application or programs with the help of a Start Button.
 

What is Classic Shell?

 
The Classic Shell is free and open-source and is a group of important utilities that you have seen in older versions of Windows but in Windows 8 it is removed. It has a customizable Start button with Menu for Windows and we can use it in Windows 8 to add a Start Menu Button. It will automatically add a toolbar for Windows Explorer and it supports a variety of smaller features.
 
So, here I will explain how to add a Start Menu Button in Windows 8.
 

Steps to follow


Step 1
 
First of all, you need to download the Classic Shell from here:
http://classicshell.sourceforge.net/
 
Step 2
 
After Downloading it, you have installed the Classic Shell in Windows 8. Double-click on the ClassicShellSetup.exe file.
 
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Step 3
 
Select the checkbox "Create a Start menu folder option".
 
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Step 4
 
After installing the Classic Shell, you will see a Start button as in Windows 7 or XP.
  
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Step 5
 
The Classic Shell enables you to customize the look of Start Menu that is displayed. There are also Windows 7 and Windows XP styles you can choose.
  
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Step 6
 
Now, you can approach any application or program using the Start Menu Button.
 
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Summary 

 
In this article, we learned about Adding Start Button in Windows 8.