We keep getting asked “where is the Start Menu??!!”
As Win8 becomes the default on new PCs, many people just wish they could load the familiar Desktop along with the accompanying Start Menu.
There are other applications that help you accomplish this. However, Skip Metro Suite is the only one (that I am aware of) that helps you do both all in one place.
Look for the grey Download button towards the bottom of their page (http://winaero.com/download.php?view.33). It can have lots of other confusing download buttons. Ignore them.
The program is free. However, satisfied users are encourage to make donations. If you donate, best do it through a single paypal transaction. No need to offer up more info than necessary.
Give it a try.