Banish Windows 8.1 Metro Start Screen with Metro Killer

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Posted on Jul 3 2013 - 6:34am by Shakila Nasreen

The users of Windows 8 who have recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 will be well versed with the fact that the “Start” screen that was first included in the Win 8 has been improved and it has been added into the Win 8.1 that is its latest update by Microsoft. You would be able to have extra large or very small tile size in Windows 8.1 and it provides its users a much better and advanced customization settings.

Disable Metro Start Screen in Windows 8.1
The users of Windows 8 are very excited and pleased to get the latest and new features in Windows 8.1, but the users of Windows 7 or Vista who have upgraded to Windows 8.1 now need to use third-party software for “Start” menu and they are searching for some effective ways and techniques to disable the Modern UI aspects and the “Start” screen as well. In this update of Windows 8 by Microsoft the users will find various options for hiding the “charms bar” that opens when you click with the cursor of your mouse on the lower-right or upper corner of your screen.  So it is very simple to de-activate “charms bar” for the users now.

If you right click on the Taskbar and go to the “Properties”, you need to move to the “Navigation” tab in order to switch to the “Setting”. But the question arises that how you can hide or de-activate the “Start” screen when you are using Windows 8.1. Metro Killer is a specific tool that has been basically prepared for Windows 8 and you would be able to hide the “Start” screen by using this tool. A plus point of using this amazing tool is that it does not only work with Windows 8, but also with Windows 8.1. Metro Killer has not been designed only to hide the “Start” screen, but also the “hot corners” and the “Charms Bar”. As the users of Windows 8.1 know that they can find the option of hiding the hot corners and the charms bar can be found in Windows 8.1, so they can use this tool only for Windows 8.1.

Metro KillerAnother excellent thing regarding Metro Killer is that it helps you in enabling the de-activated Metro features by restarting your system. It is very easy to use. You just need to download this tool and launch to use it. You need to click on the “Yes” button to de-activate “hot corners”, “Charms bar” and “Start Screen”.

Killed metroMetro Killer has perfect compatibility with 64-bit and 32-bit Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, but it has no compatibility with Windows RT. The drawback of using this utility is that, you have to run this tool every time when your Windows 8.1 will reboot. Another drawback of this tool is that, the start button will stop working at all. No right click and left click would work on it and also no options like restart and shutdown will work, as shown in the below image.

Start button stopped working in win 8.1

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