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StartW8 Brings Start Menu Function on Windows 8 PC

The absence of start menu in Windows 8 is not to everyone's liking. Many people still love the classic start menu in Windows 8 for running and searching apps, folders, files and settings. There are several third party programs available to put Windows 7 style Start menu back to Windows 8, here is a new one called StartW8.


StartW8 is free application for Windows 8 that adds a fully functional Start Menu to Windows 8 and allows users to access their apps and folders with greater ease.


With it, you can easily search a specific file or program by entering a relevant keyword, or can simply shut down their PC, reboot or switch users.

 In addition, it automatically switch to classic desktop immediately after signing in, so you don’t need to switch to desktop mode from Windows 8’s new Modern UI.

StartW8 is a useful application for those who still love the old start menu as well as classic desktop to their Windows 8 computer.

StartW8 can be downloaded from developer’s website.

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