Why people actually read these blogs.
For starters, the registry hack [as mrentioned previously] has been disable.
Did Jack ever install ViStart? I tried it on the CP. Not only did it install that but it also put an Outlook Express icon at the top of the menu! Outlook Express in Windows 7 or Windows 8? It also installed all kinds of other crap that you didn't ask for. Even more crap was installed. All of a sudden there was something added to the "Run" key in the registry that had nothing to do with ViStart. Did a search on the EXE and some suggest it could be some type of malware.
While I haven't tested it on the first beta [or whatever MS calls it, try Start8 from Stardock.
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