This tutorial will show you how to get a Metro style Start menu in your Windows 8.

The new Windows 8 Start Screen is one of the most attractive feature of this new version. The new User Interface (previously known as Metro) has made this version more user interactive. But still many users prefer the old Start menu over this metro theme. Using the old Start menu was comparatively easier, but considering the new features of the new Metro UI and the interactivity with the web has made it popular.

You can use the old Start menu in Windows 8 too; just follow these few simple steps.

Metro style Start menu

How to get a Metro style Start menu in Windows 8

1. Firstly, you need to download a software Start 8 from Here

2. Now, Install the downloaded software.

Install Start8

3. Next, just choose the style you would like to have and experience the changes.

Choose Style

4. You can customize the start icon too by clicking on custom icon and selecting icon by clicking on Pick image

Customize Start Icon

Finally, you get Windows 7 style start menu in Windows 8.

Windows 7 Start menu

Again if you choose Windows 8 Style from the menu of this application, then you will get Windows 8 Search Screen when the Start button will be clicked. It will look like a Metro Style Start menu.

Windows 8 Start menu


Susham is a part time blogger and a Software Engineer by Profession. He has keen interest in latest Gadgets and Tech updates. Like us he is also passionate about Windows 8.


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