Happy Saturday Super Troopers, it’s good that you are still with us. For the more than 1% of the world computing community, and I suspect a far larger chunk of you lot, Windows 8 is the operating system du jour.
That in mind, I’ll bet you miss your Start Menu. It was familiar, comfortable, ever-changing and yet ever-present, and now oh-so-gone. TNW is here to help.
Grab your Surface, Windows 8 tablet, laptop, or other machine, and put your cursor in the lower left corner of the screen. Right click. If you did it properly, you should have something like this:
In Windows 7, such an action leads to only the following:
There, you now have a poor man’s Start Menu in Windows 8. Naturally, 99% of all consumers will never find the damn thing, and will thus have to rely only on the new Start Screen in all its Metro glory.