Since Windows 7, Microsoft began experimenting with the Start menu. With Windows 8, you have disabled the Start menu entirely and substituted it with a full screen. In the latest Windows, 10 versions of Microsoft restored the full screen Start screen. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to enable a Windows 8 style start screen in Windows 10.

Activate Windows 8 style start screen in Windows 10

To activate Windows 8 style start screen in Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step:

Click the Search button. Type Settings in the search bar and select Settings option as the following image is showing:

Windows Settings

Windows Setting will appear in front of you as follows:

Personalization settings

Select the Personalization option from the Windows Settings as the above image is indicating. As soon as you will select the Personalization option the following screen will appear:

Start menu

As you can see that the screen is divided into two parts. Select the Start option from the left side of the screen as the above image is showing. As soon as you will click the Start option the following screen will appear:

Enable full start screen

Now turn the toggle button named Use Start full screen On. As you have turned on this toggle button you start screen will look like this:

Windows 10 in full start screen mode

You have successfully activated a Windows 8 style start screen in Windows 10. You can also disable this option by turning Off the toggle button.

Conclusion

By following this procedure you can activate a Windows 8 style start screen in Windows 10.

 

How to activate a Windows 8 Style Start Screen in Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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