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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 provided for free on Download Basket. Please note that this tool is created by IObit. The most widespread installation file names of this tool are StartMenu8.exe, ClassicStart.exe, Expire_SM.exe, SMCode.exe and SMPomote.exe etc.

According to the information on our website the most popular versions of this program are: 4.5, 4.4 and 4.3. Start Menu 8 is categorized as Personalization, according to its main functionality.

This downloadable file has been scanned by our built-in antivirus system, the report indicates that this program is 100% secure. According to the system requirements, this program supports the following OSs: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 32-bit.

Based on the community opinions, the significant advantages of the software are: the software has a modern interface, is fast and easy, is very efficient and offers great support. As users mention, there are several drawbacks: there are problems with the tool and the software is no longer free.


  • 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: December 24, 2019
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