For those who take the leap to Windows 8.1 – take along a Start button.
Start Button for Windows 8.1
By Terry Stockdale for TerrysComputerTips.com
As I recently wrote, I have finally bought a notebook with Windows 8.1 on it. After all the things I had read about Windows 8, and the improvements in Windows 8.1, and the further improvements of the Windows 8.1 Update, I took the step.
I’ve stayed away from Windows 8 until now, despite having advance-purchased a Windows 8 Professional Upgrade for $40 in the special deal that was available before Windows 8 was released.
Then, when Windows 8 was released, I received my upgrade package, but I had already read how disappointing the original Windows 8 was, so it remains unused (I’m not willing to sacrifice one of my Windows 7 licenses for Windows 8, even though I can update to Windows 8.1 Update now).
From my point of view, most of the real complaints about Windows 8 from users of Windows 7 (and earlier Windows) users have been handled by Windows 8.1 and the Windows 8.1 Update.
Except for the Start button…
This post is excerpted with the permission of Terry’s Computer Tips.