how do you find the programs like the old way under the start menu

How do you get to word pad or paint or any other program like you were able to under the old start menu

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Last updated March 24, 2018 Views 31 Applies to:
The Start menu is a removed feature in Windows 8. You can pin programs to the Start Screen just like you could in Windows 7/Vista/XP etc...

Although if you are not happy with the new interface, 3rd party software's have made different programs which perform a suitable replacement for the Windows 7 Start menu and Button. 

This is the most creditable of the current choices:
However if you wish to have a free alternative try this:

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