Classic Shell brings you Start Menu replacement for windows 8. Not only it lets you experience Start menu like your old Windows, but also includes enhanced features. It is a new, familiar classic start menu which also brings back some features from the old XP days.
Classic Shell menu shows you shortcuts to all of your programs, documents, and settings. Also you find familiar Run command and Search field visible. Clicking on the Shut Down icon brings up choices for Shut Down, Restart, Hibernate, Lock, and Switch User.
Apart from these settings, Classic Shell offers basic and advanced settings that you can tweak every little thing of your Start menu, from which shortcuts open the Start menu to which icons show up, what the Start button looks like, what the search box can look for, the fonts, and a much more.
Classic Shell lets you bypass the Start screen, also includes tweaks for Windows Explorer, Internet Explorer, and more.
Classic Shell is available to download for free. If you’re looking for a start menu replacement, give it a try.