Maybe you already known what Windows 8 won't allow you to boot directly to Classic Desktop. Instead of that you have to click on "Desktop" tile every time you logged in. This is very annoying behavior for all of us who prefer to work with Class Desktop instead of Metro Start Screen.
Skip Metro Suite for Windows 8 allows you to boot directly to Classic Desktop in Windows 8 RTM and Release Preview. Also it allows you completely disable all edge panels, not just hide them! All of them will be disabled, including square start button at bottom-left corner.
Since version 2.0 it uses own method to kill hot corners.Skip Metro Suite allows you to disable top-left hot corner (aka Switcher) and Charms Bar hint. So, you need no tweaks anymore to perform all of these tasks.
Skip Metro Suite features:
Skip Start Screen feature.
Switcher can be disabled.
Charms Bar Hint can be disabled.
Can completely REMOVE edge panels, including Charms Bar,Switcher and square start button at bottom-left edge of Desktop.
Skip Metro Suite change log
v3.0 – the new era of Skip Metro Suite
Installer and Windows service are removed. Now Skip Metro Suite is portable application and does not require to be installed!
Skip metro engine is rewritten. This must solve all previous issues.
Settings are rewritten. This resolves all issues with corrupted/non-working settings.
New checkbox added which will allow to disable Skip Metro Suite. This equals and means "uninstall".
Skip Metro Suite is portable application and does not require to be installed! It is available for bot Windows 8 x86 and Windows 8 x64 .