Well the sound of fury about the demise of the Start menu in all versions of Windows 8 so far released certainly has not abated. Microsoft are resolute in their decision to dump the Start menu.
For those who hanker after a solution here is a website that will resolve your problem. It is Stardock. Go to this web address – www.stardock.com/products/start8 and download the fix. It is a freebie and it works with Windows Release Preview.
Using this product you can:
- Add a “Start” menu to the Windows 8 taskbar
- Enable quick access to install applications
- Add “Run” option via a right-click menu
- Add “Shutdown” option via a right click menu
- Customize the Start button image
. . . and more
When you go to download Start8 you are required to add your email address to access a download link. Check you email account and you will see Stardock’s invitation to download Start8. It’s well worth considering!