Start Menu 8 is designed to bring back the familiar Classic Start Menu to Windows 8/8.1 & Windows 10.
Start Menu 8 offers a convenient and simple solution to freely switch between the latest Window 10 start menu and Windows Classic Start Menu. It also provides multiple start menus for Windows 7/Vista/XP.
With the improved searching engine, you can quickly and easily access your apps and files from the start menu. Start Menu 8 allows more customization with just a few clicks, which provides the options to skip Modern UI & Welcome on Windows 8.1 and customize your taskbar any way you like on Windows 10.
You can select a button that looks like the classic Windows 7 button or set your favorite picture as the start button in Windows 8 & Windows 10 style. You can easily switch to Windows 10 start menu from classic start menu with one-click.
Start Menu 8 is an easy-to-use program that returns the Windows 10 start menu to familiar Windows 7 style and allows for more customization with just a few clicks of a mouse. Start Menu 8 gives you an option to bring back the local search bar and swap web search with Cortana. With Start Menu 8, you have options to easily change your taskbar including color, alpha, and system time display. Moreover, you can one-click merge taskbar buttons & hide the Cortana/Search box and virtual desktops button which take up substantial taskbar space.
When using any Beta we recommend that you create a system restore point before proceeding just to be on the safe side.
Version History for Start Menu 8 188.8.131.52 Beta 1:
+ Fully supported the latest Windows 10 version to perfectly switch between Windows Classic Start Menu and Windows 10 Start Menu
+ Smoother Start Menu launch with much less system resource usage for better customer experience
+ Optimized search engine for more comprehensive and faster results
* Fixed the occasional failure of launching Start Menu on Windows 10
* Fixed minor bugs