windows 8 how do I get rid of the metro app?

Happy New Year. My old computer's HD crashed badly. Needed a new laptop. It came with Windows 8. I never use the metro app. It is disgusting and wasteful and a real hassle to circumnavigate. How do I eliminate this app from Windows 8? I'm serious. Thanks.   A.J.B.2nd
You can't eliminate it.  However, you can download and install Classic Shell from which will bring back the Start button on the Desktop and focus more on the desktop.

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Last updated July 19, 2019 Views 7,346 Applies to: