Closed Start menu Tags: Start Menu Microsoft Shutdown Windows 8 Last response: March 17, 2012 6:43 AM in Windows 8 Share colragland March 8, 2012 7:10:00 AM What are they thinking over there at microsoft by taking the start button away it took me awhile to find the restart shutdown... More about : start menu Best solution tlmck March 8, 2012 7:28:03 AM Do a Google search for Windows 8 start button. There are already apps announced to fix this, and one that even turns it into the old style desktop. Share arges86 March 8, 2012 3:13:38 PM I use Start8 http://www.stardock.com/products/start8/ it works great, and leaves a metro-ish theme intact w/ a start button Score 0 Related resources Start menu INCREDIBLY slow? - Forum Taskbar showing under Start menu(Tiles) - Forum Video background for your start menu. Instead of a picture. - Forum Pin to start menu not showing up - Forum Help, computer does not go past POST, can only start by entering boot menu - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer colragland March 10, 2012 6:10:18 AM I trying this one out right now "vistart" so far i like it...But how do get rid of metro? http://lee-soft.com/news/windows-8-start-menu/ Score 0 colragland March 10, 2012 6:16:25 AM tlmck said:Do a Google search for Windows 8 start button. There are already apps announced to fix this, and one that even turns it into the old style desktop. Thanks tlmck Score 0 colragland March 13, 2012 3:59:30 AM Best answer selected by colragland. Score 0 nikorr March 17, 2012 6:43:45 AM This topic has been closed by Nikorr Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedfile explorer missing from start mar and apps menu Forum SolvedStart Menu not working in Windows 8.1 Update 1 Forum Solvedmy Toshiba laptop will not shut down from the start menu and it is extremely slow loading sites.It is 7 years old. Forum SolvedI cant open my start menu and hard drive its why? Forum SolvedHow to Get the Start Menu Back in Windows 8? Forum Solvedno desktop icon, start menu, only wallpaper and task manager not working Forum SolvedIs the windows start button (not the start menu) In windows 8.1? Forum desktop icons, start menu and toolbar missing in windows 7 startup Forum Solvedscreen flashing back to windows start menu a few seconds in games... Forum SolvedStart Menu 8 or Start8 ? Forum SolvedLost all desktop icons, start menu, and taskbar Forum Solvedpress esc to load start up menu Forum Windows 7: Migrated but lost all links and programs from START menu Forum Solved16bit icon image on taskbar and start menu? Forum SolvedHow to start menu to Win8.1? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !