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Gone Fishing
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[Info] Windows 8 Tip: Customize the Start Screen




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Saturday, July 14, 2012

Windows 8 Tip: Customize the Start Screen

While the new full screen Start experience in Windows 8 remains on of this system’s most controversial features, it is perhaps time to move on from the griping and look more pragmatically at the ways in which we can customize it for our needs. And the many ways in which one can customize this Start screen will help any user achieve a more personalized experience.

In Windows 8, the Start screen is a full-screen replacement for the program launching capabilities of the Windows 7 Start menu and taskbar. But it provides other services as well, including task switching and its support for rich and animated live tiles that can provide at-a-glance updates from apps and, thus, from the information sources—your mail, calendar, social networks, and more—that you care about the most.
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Read more @ »www.winsupersite.com/article/win···n-143696




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Shootist
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No offense but IMHO Win 8 Metro S.U.C.K.S Big time.

No need for any tips as I won't be going there.
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JohnInSJ
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said by Shootist:

No offense but IMHO Win 8 Metro S.U.C.K.S Big time.

No need for any tips as I won't be going there.

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it is perhaps time to move on from the griping and look more pragmatically at the ways in which we can customize it for our needs
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Razzy

join:2012-06-21
reply to Shootist

said by Shootist:

No offense but IMHO Win 8 Metro S.U.C.K.S Big time.

No need for any tips as I won't be going there.

After I started using Win 8 Start Screen, I thought the "classic" start menu SUCKS big time. Why don't you post in the other Windows 8 thread?


Paolo
Mr. Wireless

join:2004-05-29
canada

the links dont work when u say customize the start screeen do u meen the boot loader screen?


Razzy

join:2012-06-21

No the new Metro Start Screen.