How to bring back the Start button and Start Menu to Windows 8 / 8.1 (startmenu8)

Windows 8 / 8.1 may be a good and modern operating system, but it lacks the much loved start button one is used in windows XP and Windows 7. Windows 8 is lacking this valuable feature. its absence makes finding applications ever so confusing. StartMenu8 is a free utility that will bring back the windows 7 [...]