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Win 8.1 How to boot to desktop instead of metro screen - TopFreeware - 09-11-2014

First you must have Windows 8.1 installed and updated.

Head to the desktop (Windows key+D is your fastest route).

Right-click on the Taskbar at the bottom of the screen and choose “Properties”.

Go to "Navigation" tab and enable ""When I sign in or close all apps on a screen, go to the desktop instead of Start" option present in "Start screen" section.

Click "Apply" down the bottom.

That's it.


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RE: Win 8.1 How to boot to desktop instead of metro screen - ray - 09-11-2014

(09-11-2014, 03:23 PM)TopFreeware Wrote:  First you must have Windows 8.1 installed and updated.

Head to the desktop (Windows key+D is your fastest route).

Right-click on the Taskbar at the bottom of the screen and choose “Properties”.

Go to "Navigation" tab and enable ""When I sign in or close all apps on a screen, go to the desktop instead of Start" option present in "Start screen" section.

Click "Apply" down the bottom.

That's it.


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Thanks for this Tip I know a few people friends / family who are uncomfortable about windows 8.1 with it been a bit different to windows 7 but these little tips are a good posts on the forum thanks


RE: Win 8.1 How to boot to desktop instead of metro screen - Britec - 09-11-2014

Nice tip, thanks for sharing.