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NanWick Windows 8 Switch Boot : Bring back Windows 7 style Boot Menu

As we know Windows 8 RTM is released to public. One of the new feature included in the Windows 8 is Metro Boot Menu. Which is completely different from old one's. And it also allows the mouse pointer to select an operating system.

But the things that troubles users are :
1. It appears a loading screen before Boot menu :

2. For users with dual operating systems, If you are selecting an O.S other than Windows 8 it'll boot only after restart.

 Comparing to new Boot Menu, the old one is fast and simple. It might be better getting old boot menu for the users with dual O.S. Windows 8 Switch Boot is a solution for this problem.
 You can bring back the Old Standard Windows 8 Boot Menu with NanWick Windows 8 Switch Boot. :

This tool will help you to switch between Metro Boot Screen and Standard boot screen. You can download this using the following link :

The users who are interested to what happens behind this tool and to do this manually check out the following steps:

1. First Goto %windir%\system32\ . (%windir% = C:\Windows if you have installed Windows in C drive)

2. Find cmd.exe. Once you find it Right click on cmd.exe and select Run as administrator.

3. Select any one of the following two commands and type it in the Command line window.

bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy            -To get old Boot screen
bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy standard       -To get Metro style Boot screen

Don't forget to share your feedback about this tool :)