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Eight Essential Tweaks for Windows 8 Desktop Users

Posted November 2012 by Steve Sinchak

Windows 8 offers a lot of new features that are easy to use and will make you more efficient.  Some of the changes Microsoft made are clearly for users with touch compatible devices.  Those changes can often make it annoying or difficult for desktop users so I have put together this collection of tweaks that I use to improve my Windows 8 desktop experience.

  1. Recover the Start Button
  2. Boot to Desktop
  3. Customize Default Programs
  4. Enable Number Lock on the logon screen
  5. Launch Explorer with Drive List
  6. Organize and Create groups on the Start Screen
  7. Keyboard Shortcuts
  8. Multi-Monitor enhancements


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