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Start8

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How to log in directly to the Windows 8 desktop with Start8

Start8 can help you bypass the Windows 8 start screen and go directly to your desktop.

By July 20, 2012

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Why Windows needs a Start menu

Commentary: The Windows 8 Start screen does offers certain benefits, but the good, old-fashioned Start menu is still the best way to access all your programs and settings.

By July 20, 2014

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How to get the Start menu back in Windows 8

Several third-party utilities can serve as Start menu replacements for Windows 8 users who aren't as keen on the new Start screen.

By May 27, 2014

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Windows 8 Start menu from Microsoft? Not till 2015

It's looking like Microsoft's new "mini" Start menu for Windows 8.x won't be part of Windows 8.1 Update 2 as rumored.

By June 2, 2014

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How to boot directly to the desktop in Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 has some new features, including bypassing the Start screen at log-in, so you can go straight to the desktop. We'll show you how to enable it.

By June 27, 2013

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How to delete your Windows 8 personal settings from the cloud

Remnants of your Windows 8 sync settings remain in the cloud, even if you turn off sync. We'll show you how to delete your personal settings from Microsoft's cloud servers.

By May 31, 2013

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Windows 8.1 Start button may not offer actual Start menu

The much-rumored Start button may simply lead users back to the Start screen, sources tell The Verge.

By April 22, 2013

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How to run Windows 8 apps on the desktop with ModernMix

Windows 8 apps are limited to running in full-screen mode, but a new program by StarDock allows you to run apps on the desktop like any other desktop program.

By March 8, 2013

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Pokki Windows 8 Start menu grabs half a million downloads

Pokki's 500,000 downloads show that many Windows 8 users still want the good old-fashioned Start menu.

By December 21, 2012

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How to add administrative tools to the Windows 8 Start screen

You can find administrative tools in Windows 8 by search, but if you prefer to see them as tiles, a quick setting will place them all on the Start screen.

By November 2, 2012