How to get the Start Menu back in Win8

The Windows 8 Dev Build is great, but the Metro UI has more than a few quirks. If you want to run IE 10, and still have a Start Menu, (or be able to find your programs after you install them) then you need to make this small change to the registry.

WIN+R and then type REGEDIT and press enter.
browse to
select RPEnabled and change the value from 1 to Zero

You can still toggle between the two by using the windows key.

There is also an automated fix to apply. Info about it here: 

Another free program will add the Win7 Orb as well here:


And you can download the automated fix directly here: