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Give your Windows® 8 a Traditional Style Start Menu for Free

November 19, 2012  |  Difficulty: Easy

download and install the free Classic Start 8 software

Microsoft Windows® 8 recent release has been exciting for some users and daunting for others. Its new approach to accessing files, applications and other commands is quite a departure from the traditional way Windows® has been used in the past. With the start menu eliminated, many people have to take the time to learn how to find what they need on their computers.

People used to working with a Windows® operating system appreciate the fast accessibility of applications via the ”Start“ button, especially in Windows® 7 where the capabilities under the “Start” menu were extended considerably.

Fortunately for Windows® 8 users, there is an answer. If you want a traditional “Start” style menu button, you can add it complete with full functionality. All you have to do is download a free special application of the tool, like Classic Start 8. Follow the step-by-step instructions below to find out how to download and install the free Classic Start 8 software, which places the traditional start style button back to the desktop taskbar with full functionality just like in Windows® 7!

 Adding a start button to Windows® 8:

  1. Open your Internet browser and go to the Classic Start 8 home page.
  2. Click on the “FREE Download Now!” button and save the file to your hard drive.
  3. Launch the downloaded file.
  4. On the Welcome Screen, click on the “Next” button.
  5. Read the terms of the license agreement, select “I Accept the agreement” option button and click on the “Next” button.
  6. When the installation process finishes click on the “Finish” button.
  7. Click on the “YES” button in the dialog box to add the Windows® 8 toolbar on your taskbar and enjoy the classic start menu in Windows® 8.

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