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Lenovo Staff
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Question

So the classic Start Menu button has been taken away in the Windows 8 operating system - is there a method to replicate a version of it as I am just too used to navigating around Windows that way?

Answer

From this useful tip courtesy of Laptop  Magazine,

 

Navigate to the desktop if you’re not there already. 

 

Right-click on the Taskbar at the bottom of the screen to pull up a menu.

 

 

Highlight the Toolbars sub-menu to reveal more options.

 

Click on New toolbar.

 

 

Type or Paste “%ProgramData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs”(without the quotes) into the Folder field at the bottom of the New Toolbar window that appears and click Select Folder. 

 

The Programs button now appears on the right hand side of the Taskbar, labeled with “>>”.

 

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