Windows 10 ships with a white Start button, and nothing bad about that. But after using a long time, you could have annoyed with the default Start button of Windows 10. You may also want to surprise your friend or family with a new Start menu.
Classic Shell is a freeware application that can replace the old Start button style of Windows 10 with a new Start button. The same application is used to restore the Start menu of Windows 10 to the Windows 7 style Start menu.
Classic Shell for Windows 10
How to replace the old Start button in Windows 10 with the Aero Start button?
Step 1. Install the Aero Start button on Windows 10 machine.
Step 2. To open the Classic Shell, access the installation folder, and double-click Start Menu Settings to launch the settings for Classic Shell.
Step 3. There are three start menu options available, ie. Classic Style, Classic with two columns, and Windows 7 Style. Select the Start menu style.
In the lower pane, there are three options for the Start button. You can select between Aero, Classic, or Custom. Using the custom option, you can select your own startup button.
Step 4. Select the Start Menu Style and Aero (or other) Start button.
Step 5. Finally, select the “Replace Start button” and press the OK button to activate it.
Step 6. Now, you can see “Start Menu,” and the “Start button” of Windows 10 has been changed.
Now the Aero Start button will be disabled, the default Windows 10 Start menu and the Start button is enabled.
To uninstall Classic Shell on Windows 10, perform the following steps:-
Step 1. Click on the Start button and type appwiz.cpl.
Step 2. From the available results, click on appwiz.cpl to launch “Programs and Features.”
Step 3. From the available results, double click on Classic Shell.
Step 4. Click the Yes button to remove Classic Shell from your Windows 10 PC.
Download Classic Shell
You can download the Classic Shell from here.
You might also be interested in our guide to disable Aero Shake in Windows 10.