In Windows 10 that Start Menu opens up by default when you press the Windows logo key on your keyboard. Although this is the usual behavior for older versions of Windows and many users are liking it very much, yet it may upset the Windows users who had become accustomed to opening the new start screen when pressing the Windows logo key. Fortunately, Windows 10 offers an easy way to switch between the Start Menu and the Start Screen depending on which feature you like the most. If you want Windows 10 to make the Start Screen to be opened as you press the Windows key, then you can follow these instructions:
- Right-click anywhere on the taskbar and select Properties from the context-menu.
- In the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties window that shows up, switch to the tab labeled Start Menu.
- Uncheck the checkbox labeled Use the Start menu instead of the Start screen in this window to make the Start screen appear when you press the Windows logo key. Similarly, if you want the Start Menu to popup when you press the Windows logo key, then you should place a checkmark in this checkbox.
- Click on the OK button to save the settings. You will be shown a prompt to sign out of Windows so that the new settings can take effect. If you are not in the middle of some important work, then you can click on the Sign out and change settings button.
- After signing out and signing back in, you can check by pressing the Windows logo key to see the changes.
Conclusion: Windows 10 offers easy switching between the Start Menu and the Start screen to satisfy all kinds of users. The users who love to see the Start Menu can use that and the new Start screen users can also find it easy to make it the default screen.