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In Pictures: 5 tricks to restore the Windows 8 Sta...
Developer: Ivo Beltchev
Classic Shell was originally designed to restore certain features and functionalities of the Start menu UI found in Windows XP, but which were removed from Windows Vista and Windows 7. It also happened to work with early release versions of Windows 8, letting you use a facsimile of the old-school Start menu. So there’s been renewed interest by the public for Classic Shell, and its developer has maintained compatibility with the current Windows 8 releases.
In Pictures: 5 tricks to restore the Windows 8 Start menu