12 March 2012

How to Switch Back to Windows 8 Start Menu from Start Screen

Do you hate Windows 8 Start Screen? Or is it not the best way to start programs and application when you use the keyboard and mouse? Don’t worry you can simply switch back to usual Start Menu using a simple Windows 8 registry hack.


Windows 8 Start Menu

WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall Windows 8. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

Follow the steps below to Switch back to Windows 8 Start menu from Start Screen:

  • Press Windows Key + R (Windows 8 Shortcuts)
  • Type regedit
  • Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer.
  • Double-click RPEnabled
  • Change its value from 1 to 0

This simple registry hack will remove Metro and get back to the desktop Windows you are used to.

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AbhiShek SinGh
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