This tool is for Windows 8 Developer’s Preview, it is not for Windows 7. You can enable Old Start Menu while keeping the new Metro features in Windows 8 Developers Preview using a small freeware named Metro Cheat for WDP.
This tool to enable old start menu in Windows 8 is developed by lysy1993lbn.
License : Not Mentioned
Details about Metro Cheat for WDP, the tool to enable old start menu in Windows 8 :
The developer has created simple batch script which allows to enable old Start menu, keeping all Metro features, It’s called “Metro Cheat” –
- Run once takeown.cmd
- Run METRO.cmd
- Metro must be turned on in registry, and UAC must be turned OFF in order to enable Old Start Menu in Windows 8.
RPEnabled value should be “1”
- You can add metro.cmd to startup to Enable Old Start Menu for every time you start Windows 8
Preview Metro Cheat for WDP – notice the use to enable old start menu in Windows 8
Download Metro Cheat for WDP, the tool to enable old start menu in Windows 8
It is a 7z download, the file is very light, only 664 bytes in size.? Archive includes 4 batch scripts: takeown x64 & x86 and Metro cheat x64 & x86.