Start8 can help you bypass the Windows 8 start screen and go directly to your desktop.
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.
Microsoft decided to jettison the familiar desktop start button in its upcoming OS, but a utility from Stardock offers a promising alternative.
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.
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.
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.
Pokki's 500,000 downloads show that many Windows 8 users still want the good old-fashioned Start menu.
Using a custom refresh image in Windows 8 allows you to recover your PC back with your preferred programs and apps.
Windows 8 chooses its default players to run your music and video, but what if you want different programs to open your files? Here's how to change them.
Leaked builds of Microsoft's Windows 8 are providing more clues as to what kinds of user behaviors will and won't be permitted. Skipping Metro is right out.