Disable Metro?

"If it ain't broke, break it.." ??


Is there any way to completely disable Metro, and bring back the Windows 7 start-menu? (or, even better, the XP start menu!) Either a setting or a hack or whatever... Anything..

I can understand why the interface needs to be updated/reworked for touchscreen devices but for a normal desktop computer some of these changes seem... how do I say this without getting banned from the forums... "somewhat annoying"..


I've been looking forward to this day for a long time, finally getting to try Windows 8, after everything I've heard and read about it. And then this Metro start screen hits me in the face like a shovel and won't go away?!


Sorry if I seem irrational and negative here. I need to let out some steam after this very, very bad first experience with Windows 8. 

Please tell me I'm jumping the gun here and have overlooked a setting or a check box somewhere.. 


regards

Erlend

 

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Last updated September 12, 2013 Views 20,865 Applies to:
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Is there any way to completely disable Metro, and bring back the Windows 7 start-menu?...

Nope, WYSIWYG.

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~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
Microsoft MVP (Windows Client) since October 2002

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