Start8 Brings Start Menu Including Shutdown and Run Option to Windows 8 Desktop

If you have already installed the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, certainly you have noticed the missing start button (start ORB) on your desktop. However, the real fact is that, the old start button has no importance in Windows 8, because almost everything can access from the new Metro Start Screen. However, some users still love the good old desktop feature, start button.

For those who still love the old start button for Windows 8, there is a good news from Stardock. They are to release a new app named Start8, which can bring the start button to Windows 8 CP. The app will also have a Run and Shutdown option when you right click on the menu.

Start8-for-Win8-CP

Following features would be included in this app.

-It adds a “Start” menu to the Windows 8 taskbar
-Enables quick access and searching of your installed applications
-It adds Run option via right-click menu
-It adds Shutdown option via right-click menu

Note: Start8 would be a free app and is expected to be available later this week. Interested Windows 8 CP users can go this official page for more details. [via]

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