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Windows 8 Start Menu Application download for Windows

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This is the Windows app named Windows 8 Start Menu Application whose latest release can be downloaded as W8SM-1.5-rc2-64_32bit.zip. It can be run online in the free hosting provider OnWorks for workstations.

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Windows 8 Start Menu Application


Windows 8 Start menu [W8SM] application allows the user to quickly bring back start menu features for windows 8. With W8SM, you can have both a start menu, and leverage pinned applications via metro at the same time.


  • Bring back the start menu via Windows 8 in a new way
  • Custom start menu sizing options
  • Leverage run prompt with one click
  • Fully customizable start menu
  • Leverage both classic start menu look and feel all while keeping metro running
  • Administrative features
  • Advanced User features
  • Easy to use, just download > extract > double click on W8SM.exe to run


Advanced End Users, System Administrators, End Users/Desktop

User interface

.NET/Mono, Win32 (MS Windows)

Programming Language



Enterprise, Usability, Systems Administration

This is an application that can also be fetched from https://sourceforge.net/projects/w8-start-menu/. It has been hosted in OnWorks in order to be run online in an easiest way from one of our free Operative Systems.