Notice: On December 19, 2014 was launched new version of StartW8 -
New features added and new languages included. For more information, see the Changelog on the page.


StartW8 key features

  • Automatically switch to desktop immediately after signing in
  • Added Windows Start menu in Windows 8/8.1 design, but Windows 7 functionality
  • Activate menu with Win key
  • Log off, lock and turn off buttons
  • Traditional search field
  • Favourite applications
  • All user configurable
  • Support for silent installation
  • Multilanguage support (36 languages)
  • Option to ignore the Hot corner



New version was launched on December 19, 2014! You can download it here:

Softpedia download 

BrotherSoft download

Get it from CNET!

Changelog - What's new in StartW8 - December 19,2014

  • New Right Menu items.
  • StartW8 Start Menu new translation included (Romanian). - July 28,2014

  • Add new feature: Automatic refresh "All Programs" menu. 
  • Fixed bugs.