How to add Start button in Windows 8 Tips Step by Step

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While working in Windows 8, we witness much more user-friendly options like Metro Screen & Charms Bar. Each and every utility tools are placed in both Metro Screen & Charms Bar. But missing Start Button at the bottom part of the screen arises some doubt in users.

Addressing this issue as how to add start button in Windows 8 could be helpful act for all of those who are looking for it? Act of adding Start Button in Windows 8 to be done either by a given method.

How to enable Start menu in Windows 8 manually?

First method

  • At first, you have to check the status of the taskbar. If the taskbar is displaying locked, then
  • Right click on the taskbar and uncheck it.
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  • Bring mouse cursor on taskbar at the bottom.
  •  Right click and put cursor on Toolbars. Now click option in sub menu New Toolbar.
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  • Browse the following path in your local drive (C: / drive)  –
  • Click on program Data folder. Choose Microsoft and click on Windows folder.
  • Choose Start Menu Folder and click  Select Folder at the bottom.
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  • If you perform these tips properly then desktop screen will display Start menu button in the taskbar. you can move start menu left or right side in taskbar button.
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Second Method –

Using third-party software?

Start button also may be enabled by third-party software (ViStart) in Windows 8 taskbar. At first download Vistart software and run setup in Windows 8. Then traditional Start menu button will be displayed automatically in taskbar like windows 7. Download ViStart Software: Click here

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If right-click button is not working in start menu then right-click on taskbar and uncheck it  Lock the Taskbar.

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