Bring back the WindowsÂ® "Start" menu with Start8
Windows 7-style Start menu with Windows 8 enhancements
Search for Windows 8-style (Modern UI) apps
Pin desktop and Metro apps
Boot directly to the Windows 8 desktop
Windows 8 Start screen accessible from the Start menu
the beta can be found here with a 30 day trial or purchase for $4.95 I liked the program so I bought it to run on my windows 8 pro.
you can find the info here: http://www.stardock.com/products/start8/