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Start Menu 8

Bring back the Start button and menu to Windows 8.

Return to the classic interface of Windows systems when operating in Windows 8 and 8.1. Automatically replace the current layout with the Start button and corresponding menus. Create categories to add, remove or replace individual programs accessible through the restored menu.

Start Menu 8 is available for free on our software library. Notice that the software can be launched on the following OSs: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32-bit.

These installation files are often used to install the program: StartMenu8.exe, ClassicStart.exe, Expire_SM.exe, SMCode.exe and SMPomote.exe. The most popular versions of this tool are 4.5, 4.4 and 4.3. The built-in antivirus system indicates that the downloadable file is secure.

According to the user opinions, the definite pluses of the software are: the software has a modern interface, is fast and easy, is very efficient and provides great support. As users state, there are several disadvantages: there are problems with the tool and the software is no longer free. This program is found among Personalization, according to its main functionality. The copyright of the software belongs to IObit.


  • Automated replacement
  • Compatibility with the system tools of Windows 8
  • Option to revert to the standard interface quickly


  • May produce an error when installing in a system with other theme modifications
  • Developed by IObit
  • Latest version:
  • License: Shareware
  • Updated: June 26, 2019
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