Explore the Windows 8.1 desktop Windows 8.1


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Exploring the Windows 8.1 desktop

Your default environment here in Windows 8.1 is this Start screen. Many of the apps and tiles that you see on this screen will run in this environment. But there are still many programs that were not designed to run in the new Windows 8 point environment, and they will continue to run in another environment. That's what we're going to talk about now. The old desktop environment. There's a couple of different ways to get there. First of all, here on the Start screen, you will find a tile labelled, Desktop. Mine, as you can see, is a solid blue background.

You may see something different. But give it a click and you'll switch to that environment. Now this should look familiar to Windows 7 users, where you'll see the background on your desktop. You'll find the Recycle Bin in the top left corner, that's where all of the files, folder that you delete go temporarily, you might have the Exercise Files folder like me. Down at the bottom of your screen, as you move your mouse down, au...

Exploring the Windows 8.1 desktop
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Exploring the Windows 8.1 desktop provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part of the Windows 8.1 Essential Training

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