Article updated on January 17, 2007

If you are more used to the classic menu style of earlier windows versions or you do not like the windows xp start menu style, this article is for you!

This is how you change the windows xp start menu back to the classic start menu:

  1. Right click with right mouse button on start button.
  2. Select propertiesclassic start menu
  3. Select "Classic Start menu".
    Select this option to use the menu style from earlier versions of Windows.
  4. Press OK