First, in Windows 8.1, the Start button (Windows button) is back. It’s there in the lower-left corner of the desktop, right where it always was. (It even appears in TileWorld if you point your mouse to that corner.) The Start button does not open the traditional Start menu, however.
You can return to the Windows 8 Start screen from the desktop in one of two ways:
- Press Win-Shift .
- Press Win-c to access the Charms bar on the right side of the screen, and then click the Start icon.
In an interview with PC Pro, the company has revealed that telemetry data was a big part of the decision to scrap the Start button and traditional Start menu in Windows 8.
Windows 8 drew criticism from a lot of PC users for Microsoft’s decision in removing the Start button. With no option to bring it back, users are forced to bring up the new Start screen by pressing the Windows key on your keyboard or by clicking the bottom left corner of your screen.
To open the Start menu—which contains all your apps, settings, and files—do either of the following:
- On the left end of the taskbar, select the Start icon.
- Press the Windows logo key on your keyboard.
How do I make Windows 8 look like 10?
To make the Start menu look like Windows 10, right-click on the ViStart icon in the system tray and select “Options” from the popup menu. The “Control Panel” dialog box displays. On the “Style” screen, select a style from the “Which start menu would you like?” drop-down list.
The Start button in Windows 10 is a small button that displays the Windows logo and is always displayed at the left end of the Taskbar.
|Que.||Which of the following Windows do not have Start button|
|d.||None of above|
What are the two features introduced in Windows ME?
New Features to Windows Millennium Edition (ME)
- System Restore Tool. System Restore feature allows user to restore system files, drivers, and the registry to their previous state. …
- Automatic Windows Update. …
- Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) …
- System File Protection. …
- Generic Drivers for USB storage devices. …
- Windows Movie Maker.
Why was there not a Windows 9?
They just skipped Windows 9. Microsoft simply decided not to name their Windows 8 successor as Windows 9 but went with Windows 10 instead, which was originally code-named Threshold. So don’t worry, you didn’t miss a major version of Windows.
Change Windows 8 start menu to Windows 7 style
- Open the Run command box by using the Win+R keys.
- Type in “regedit” without the quotes and click Okay. …
- Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorer.
- Find the value “RPEnabled” and then double click it.
- Change the 1 to a 0.
The start menu is located in the same place (lower-left corner of the screen), but the icon has changed. Clicking the Start Menu icon will display the new menu where you can access your apps, live tiles, settings, user account, and power options.
Check for Corrupt Files That Causes Your Frozen Windows 10 Start Menu. Many problems with Windows come down to corrupt files and Start menu issues are no exception. To fix this, launch the Task Manager either by right-clicking on the taskbar and selecting Task Manager or hitting “Ctrl + Alt + Delete.
To open the Start menu, click the Start button in the lower-left corner of your screen. Or, press the Windows logo key on your keyboard. The Start menu appears.