Access and Personalize the desktop Windows 8


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Accessing and personalizing the desktop

It's easy to think of the Start Screen as being the entirety of Windows 8. After all you're going to spend a fair amount of time working with the Start screen, and when you launch Metro applications, they sort of feel like they're running within the Start Screen itself. But of course we still have the traditional Windows desktop environment available to us. And in many cases you'll want to make use of that desktop environment. For example, to run applications that require that environment or to take care of certain tasks related to managing your computer, for example. Let's take a look at how we can access and personalize the desktop. If you don't have any applications running, you can actually just press the Windows key on the keyboard to access the desktop.

But there's also a tile associated with the desktop. So you can simply tap or click on that tile to take yourself to the desktop environment. Let's take a look at some of the options fo...

Accessing and personalizing the desktop
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Accessing and personalizing the desktop provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Up and Running with Windows 8

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