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Will Windows 8.1 bring back the Start button?

We’re starting to see the first leaks of the next version of Windows, Windows 8.1 or ‘Blue’ but while the leaks haven’t shown anything seriously different (apart from the new ‘Kiosk mode’), there are rumours starting to float around that Microsoft might actually go back to providing the old Start button and menu.
While you can guarantee that the Metro/Modern/whateveritis UI will remain, there’ll be plenty of happy people if the Start button does reappear – starting with computer makers… Read more

Putting the Start button back into Windows 8

While there are rumours starting to flow that Microsoft could well be about to reinstate the Start button into Windows Blue aka Windows 8.1, there’s no need to wait if you a running a Windows 8 (not Windows RT) computer – there’s a way you can have the Start button back right now.
And that’s to install Classic Shell. It’s a simple app to use – you download it, run the installation, click the OK button and you’re done.
It’ll… Read more