Rumor: start menu delayed until 2015
Whether will show the Windows users loyalty to the new operating system from Microsoft, if the company will return the coveted «start menu»? Yes, but now that the giant has officially confirmed that «start» will return to this question should be not «if» but «when».
Today Mary Jo Foley, who is known to us as an authoritative news about Microsoft has reignited the rumors associated with return of the start menu in Windows, but, unfortunately, they are not entirely positive.
According to two s Foley, reintegration of the start menu does not appear in the list of new features for Windows 8.1 Update 2. The company allegedly revised its original plan to integrate the «start» in the second update for Windows 8.1 (Update 2), the output of which is scheduled for August 2014.
«Start menu» will return only with Threshold the next major release of Windows which is expected in April 2015. Alas, the reasons that forced Microsoft to change their initial decision, remain unknown. However, the company still wants to make the operating system more suitable for users who use it with a mouse and keyboard. The first set of changes was introduced with Windows 8.1 Update 1.
Awaiting further information on this topic, users who are unable to do without the notorious «start menu», can you look at third party alternatives like Pokki, Classic Shell and Start Menu Reviver.