The all new Start screen in Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 operating system is one of the major features of next version of Windows. For those not familiar with Windows 8 Start screen, it’s a tile-based Start menu, which replaces the default Windows Start menu with customizable, scalable full-screen view of apps.
When Microsoft previewed Windows 8 Start screen earlier this month, we showed you how to get Windows 8 Start screen in Windows 7 with the help of Rainmeter and Omnimo skin v3.1. The Omnimo skin v3.1 requires a little bit of tweaking to get the exact Windows 8 Start screen look. If you are using Rainmeter with Omnimo skin v3.1, we have a good news for you!
The developer of Omnimo skin has just released Omnimo v4.0, which brings the exact Windows 8 Start screen look to your Windows 7 desktop. Installing and enabling the new Omnimo skin is a dead simple.
Download, extract the contents of the zip pack, run setup.rmskin file and follow onscreen instructions to install and apply the theme.
Please note that you need to install Rainmeter software (free) first before downloading and installing Omnimo skin. Follow our how to get Windows 8 Start screen in Windows 7 guide to know more about installation procedure.