Vistart 8 by lee-soft is the ultimate free Start Menu for windows 8 has a new major update. One of the great new features is that, now you can also boot directly to your windows 8 desktop and skip the “metro” apps desktop.
So now you can work with windows 8 like you where used in windows 7. We have tested the new Vistart update extensive on the final release of Windows 8 and working with windows 8 and getting used to the new interface seems a lot easier.
the original features of the windows 7 start menu
boot directly to the windows 8 desktop
advanced search (includes also windows “metro” apps and displays them in a separate category)
Search & start “metro” apps directly from the start menu
pin “metro” apps to the start menu
switch button in the start menu to switch to the “metro” app desktop
custom start buttons “there is a selection of free start buttons on the lee-soft.com website)
completely skin able “ you can give your start menu a custom look”
free skins “ there is a special gallery with free skins on lee-soft.com to customize you start menu”