Microsoft has given the Start button the old college try, attempting to convince users that it really isn’t something they need, but it looks like they might be finally caving to public pressures.
According to The Verge, the Start button might be making a return when it releases Windows 8.1. It won’t be quite what those who miss the old style of Start button are used to, instead linking the Start Screen instead of the Start Menu more familiar to users of Windows 7 and prior. The Verge says that the flag will look almost identical to the current Windows flag in the Charm Bar.
This potential change comes shortly after other sources reported the new Windows 8.1 will include a straight boot-to-desktop option. Since the ‘Metro’ style interface tends to be the biggest obstacle many have reported as having when getting accustomed to Windows 8, many users opt to switch to the Desktop mode instead, as it looks more likeRead More »from ‘Start’ button may return with Windows 8.1: sources