Another Windows 8 user. And another one that misses the classic Start button. If someone else is in the same boat and would like something like that back, install Pokki. It's actually quite brilliant, even though it in effect turns your laptop into a Windows 7.5. You get a traditional start menu, and in that start menu will be a button, that takes you into the *new* start menu, should you wish to use that again. So, no accidentally going into the bottom left corner and clicking the new start menu by mistake. With this app, it gets disabled. Great find.