We had covered tools like MetroController, Windows 8 Start Menu Toggle and Metro UI Tweaker to switch between the Windows 7 style start menu and Windows 8 style start screen. We have another app, this time a desktop gadget for Windows 8 which lets you switch between the two start menus. This gadget lets you switch between the start menus with a single click.

desktop gadget


  • Shows a  gadget in desktop with current Windows startmenu style
  • Change the Start menu style with a click on the gadget
  • Five options for background color of the gadget

Download Windows 8 Start Menu Gadget