StartW8 is a free but very powerful tool for Windows 8 users. Do you prefer classic desktop to a modern UI? Would you like to logon directly to desktop? With StartW8 you can use Start menu for running your apps or anything else that you can do with a classic UI. Get your 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.

Key Features Include:

  • 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.

The following updates have been undertaken in this version of StartW8:

  • New Right Menu items.
  • StartW8 Start Menu new translation included (Romanian).

You can download StartW8 from, today.

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