Make Windows 8 usable with these tricks

Below are a few tips and tricks to make Windows 8 more user friendly.

1. Get the start menu back  startmenu3

The first thing you probably want to do is get rid of the tile layout which was designed for touch. While it may have seemed like a good idea for those who use only a mouse the interface is frustrating and slow.

To fix this you need to download a free program called Classic Shell found here http://www.classicshell.net/ It will also make a few tweaks to the view in Explorer making it feel more like Windows 7.

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