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    Default Steps To Disable Metro UI in Windows 8

    Is there a simple easy free way to disable metro and get the Start button back in Windows 8 ?

    I've tried this, but couldn't find the key mentioned:

    How To Disable Metro UI in Windows 8

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    Default Re: Steps To Disable Metro UI in Windows 8

    Those instructions are for the Win 8 Developer preview, are you running the Official release of Win 8 ?

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    Default Re: Steps To Disable Metro UI in Windows 8

    Yes, I am.

    What can I do? Seems those instructions are not working to the official release.

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    Default Re: Steps To Disable Metro UI in Windows 8

    If bringing back the Start Menu is what you are after, I would suggest taking a look at this:

    StartIsBack.com - real start menu in Windows 8
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    Default Re: Steps To Disable Metro UI in Windows 8

    Thanks, I will try this

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    Default Re: Steps To Disable Metro UI in Windows 8

    this is also good and blends in a lot better IMO Start8 for Windows® 8 - Bringing back the Windows Start menu

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    Classic Shell here, many configuration options & it's been working great. btw, damn MS for trying to asphyxiate everyone with the Moron UI garbage (a personal opinion). Let's see how the MS stock value evolves (dissolves?).
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    Default Re: Steps To Disable Metro UI in Windows 8

    Quote Originally Posted by KLF View Post
    Welcome to Classic Shell this one is freeware
    Not only is it freeware, but it's the best too. At least I'm loving it the most, looks great with the Metro skin and is really fast.

    Quote Originally Posted by 6730b View Post
    Classic Shell here, many configuration options & it's been working great. btw, damn MS for trying to asphyxiate everyone with the Moron UI garbage (a personal opinion). Let's see how the MS stock value evolves (dissolves?).
    It's an excellent UI and the apps that run on them are also really well designed. IE10 Metro browser is hands down the best browser I've used so far. Problem, I don't use Metro UI on desktop, so it's a pity. Thankfully Maxthon exists. I'd say it's the BEST for tablets and phones right now, Android and Apple got nothing on Metro. Metro is clean, fast, informative, and damn easy to use. I just think they should give PC/Desktop owners the option to disable it.

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