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By SODATSW  (Freeware)
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StartW8 is a FREE but powerful tool for Windows 8 users. Do you prefer desktop to modernUI? Would you like to logon directly to desktop? And than use Start menu for runnig your apps? Then it's right for you. Get Start menu back in Windows 8!

StartW8 allows users to access their apps and folders with greater ease as it adds a fully-functional Start Menu to their Windows 8 computer/notebook. Users can also easily search a specific file or program by entering a relevant keyword, or they can simply shut down their PC, reboot or switch users.


  • Automatically switch to desktop immediately after signing in
  • Added Windows Start menu in Windows 8 design, but Windows 7 functionality
  • Activate menu with Win key Log off, lock and turn off buttons
  • Traditional search field
  • Favourite applications
  • All user configurable
  • Support for silent installation
  • Multilanguage support (18 languages)
  • Option to ignore the lower left Hot corner
Title: StartW8
Filename: startw8.msi
File size: 1.41MB (1,474,560 bytes)
Requirements: Windows Windows 8 / Windows 8 64-bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64-bit
Languages: Multiple languages
License: Freeware
Date added: April 22, 2013
MD5 Checksum: 0AF9302DF77E41A8794DD00BACF7CFE7

- Option to ignore Windows start screen button in the lower left hot corner.
- Option to open StartW8 Start menu using Windows key and Ctrl+Escape.
- Option to disable StartW8 Start menu for current user.
- 4 new translations included (Russian, Polish, Norwegian, Argentine Spanish).

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