We have already talked about getting Windows 8 Start screen in Windows 7 with the help of Rainmeter. If you have missed it, please check out our how to get Windows 8 Start screen in Windows 7 guide to get one the best features of Windows 8 in your current OS.
If you use Firefox as your primary browser, then we have a good news for you! You can now give the all new Windows 8 Start screen look to your Mozilla Firefox browser home page. A deviantart member has created HTML + CSS + jQuery start page for Firefox.
How to set the Windows 8 Metro UI Start screen in Firefox:
Step 1: Download the zip pack and extract the contents to a New Folder on desktop or any other location.
Step 2: Now, open the index.htm file present in the new folder with Firefox browser.
Step 3: In Firefox browser, navigate to Tools and then Options.
Step 4: Under General, click Use Current Pages to set the newly opened index.htm as your Firefox home page.
By default, Windows 8 Start screen for Firefox (start page), lets you access YouTube, Grooveshark, last.fm, Yahoo!, twiiter, facebook, BBC News, CNN, and Google search with a click. You can customize this page by editing source.xml file.
The zip pack of Windows 8 Start screen for Firefox includes a detailed readme file to help you install and customize the new home page. Enjoy!