How to Get Windows 7 like Start Button in Windows 8

Windows 7 is one of the best operating systems out there and Windows 8 has come with couple of improvements. The Metro UI is the finest improvement, which is also available in Windows 8.1.

However, if you want to get a start button in Windows 8 that is not there in this version of Windows, there are several methods of get so. Previously I have mentioned almost 7 tools to get back start menu in Windows 8.

Here is yet another tool for only Windows 8 that will let you get that back the exact start button and few other third party applications. Although, this is a premium software but you can try it at free for 7 days as trial version.

How to get Windows 7 like start button in Windows 8?

The name of this app is RetroUI and you can download it from here. This is very easy to use and does not have so many multifaceted options or features as well.

Features of RetroUI:

RetroUI has made on the concept of Windows 7 and Windows XP. Therefore, obviously, this thought made it easy to use this software. The main thing that RetroUI does is, help you to get the start menu back.

This software is also touch-friendly and has so other options to get access of My Computer, all Metro apps, Dropbox and few couple of other software from a completely different window.

How to use RetroUI to get Windows 7 like start button in Windows 8?

As mentioned before, this is very easy to use. After installing this software, the first thing that you have to do is right click on your taskbar and navigate to Toolbars >> RetroUI Start Button to display the start button at where it should be.

Get Windows 7 like Start Button in Windows 8

Do Check:

That is all! You have almost done. Now you will get two buttons as follows;

Get Windows 7 like Start Button in Windows 8

The start button will be looking like the following picture;

Get Windows 7 like Start Button in Windows 8

And the other apps window will be looking something like the following image;

Get Windows 7 like Start Button in Windows 8

That’s it! Hope RetroUI will surely help you if you want to get Windows 7 like start button in Windows 8.


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