There are two software that you can used to bring back the start menu in Windows8. Choose this two software available for download.
Start8 by Stardock corporation will bring back the good old start menu to windows 8.
The start menu will look and feel like the familiar start menu with profile picture and search functionalities. Start8 is highly customizable. You can chose windows7 and windows 8 style which will give you a sroped down version of the windows 8 start screen which will not cover the entire desktop, still you can chose how to display it. Another best thing is you can change the start button picture. You can also customize what the start button do upon clicking and set what to do when hot corners are activated. Also you can go to the desktop when logging in.
Return the Start Button to Windows 8
Windows 7-style Start menu with Windows 8 enhancements
Search for Windows 8-style (Modern UI) apps
Pin desktop and Metro apps to the start menu
Jump List support
Unified Search for apps, settings and files
Boot directly to the Windows 8 desktop
One click access to shut down, devices, music, documents, and videos
Windows 8 Start ButtonHow to add a Start button to Windows 8?
Just install Start Button 8!
The package contains a Start button and a convenient Menu. A ready solution for those who like to keep everything under control.
Attention! Start Button 8 works perfectly with older versions of Windows.