How to: Add Start Menu to Surface Pro and W8

Microsoft_Surface_ProIf your a long-time Windows user like us… you might be missing small eliment on your desktop, the Start button, but don’t worry you can still bring it back with a thrid party tool which will re-instating a ‘re-imagined’ version of the Start button. Here is a small How-to:

What you will need:

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  • Internet access
  • Admin privileges for your Microsoft Surface Pro



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  • You will need to download a thrid party program called Start Menu X. (
  • Install the program
  • Welcome back the Start menu
  • Addition note: you can also use Classic Start Menu 3.6.2 as an alternative.


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  • Here are some screenshots of Start Menu X running on Microst Surface Pro