Customizing your Start screen
Windows® 8.1 also enables you to customize your Start screen,
allowing you to boot directly to the Desktop mode and customize the
arrangement of your apps onscreen.
To customize the settings of your Start screen:
Launch the Desktop.
Right-click or tap and hold anywhere on the taskbar, except on
the Start button, to launch the pop-up window.
Click or tap Properties then select the Navigation tab to tick the
Navigation and Start screen options you want to use.
Click or tap Apply to save the new settings then exit.
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