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Leaked screenshots of a developer build  are showing that windows 9 will include both the Start Menu and windowed Metro/Modern-style apps.

The screenshots obtained by Myce are from a Windows build called “Threshold,” a project wildly held to be Windows 9 in everything but name.

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And though we’ve known that a Start Menu is in the works for a Windows 8 update somewhere down the line, fully windowed apps have never been on the table.

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That said, apps in the Windows 8.1 Update are almost there, complete with menu bars as well as close and minimize buttons; the only think missing is an option to resize.

If it ultimately allows resizable apps that can run on the desktop and a start menu, Windows 9 would be a pretty sharp turn away from the future that Windows 8 promised;

Source: Gizmodo