In this tutorial, you will learn how to disable the start screen parallax scrolling in Windows 8.
If you were around for the past ten years or so, you’ve noticed that Microsoft has featured their start menu anywhere over the user screen, from none at all, to lower left, to “Unix-style”, to wherever. Here to stay with us in its re-designed Metro form, at least for a while in Windows 8, the new start menu is now a scrolling experience.
But can we alter or enhance this experience? Natively, not very much. Thankfully, an old friend comes to help. While your excursion to the start menu settings of Windows 8 will not give you many options, taking our advice and installing Stardock’s Decor8 will offer you access to almost all the features you would need – yes, including disabling the parallax movement of start menu scrolling. Let’s take these steps together.