“…First, start regedit. In Windows 8, if you are in the Metro Interface, you can just type r e g e d i t and that application will appear in the search, like you see in Figure A.
Just start typing in Windows 8 and the OS will assume you want to search for an application
Inside the registry editor, navigate to this key:
Double-click the key labeled: RPEnabled as shown in Figure B.
When the Edit DWORD comes up (Figure C), change the Value data from 1 to zero and click OK.
Change the Value data from 1 to zero
That’s it. Now, when you click the Start Menu on the Windows 8 Desktop you will get the old Start Menu you know rather than the tiled screen Microsoft is hoping you will want to know..”