There are many ways to change the "Start" menu in the operating system Windows 8. Some of them are already included in the system initially, others allow you to change the menu with the help of third-party programs.

Change the "Start" menu means Windows

To add menu some frequently used program, you need to find its icon in the list of recently launched programs, click on it with the right mouse button and select from the context menu, select "Pin toStart Menu ".Remove icon from the menu can be the same way - by selecting "Delete from the Start menu."

To change the position of the button "Start", you need to click on a blank area of ​​the taskbar, the left mouse button and drag it to any of the borders of the screen.The taskbar will move to the desired location with the "S
tart" button.If it does not, click on the empty spot on the taskbar and check if put the box next to "Lock the Taskbar."

To set the number of labels frequently used programs in the menu, enough to open the Control Panel, go to the section "Appearance and Personalization", and then - in the "Taskbar and Start Menu" and open the tab settings "Start" menu.After this will indicate the number of programs in the "Show recently used programs."

Customize view right menu area, displaying components such as "Control Panel", "computer", etc., can be on the same tab setting "Start" menu.

Changing the "Start" menu with the help of third-party programs

Some users do not like the appearance of the "Start" menu in Windows 8. To bring it back to the usual form, you can use a number of free programs.

Start8 app allows you to return the "Start" menu form characteristic of Windows 7. After you install this program from the context menu button "Start" an additional item "Customize Start8", with which you can make all the necessary appearance settings menu.Entering the settings, you can select the style of the menu, the display size of the icons in it, enable or disable display of labels recently launched applications, etc.

Another popular program that lets you add "Start" menu appearance, typical of Windows XP and Windows 7, is called the Classic Shell.This application also allows you to customize the "Start" menu to your liking.In addition, it can help to change the appearance of the button "Start" context menu options and more.