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How to Boot Directly to the Desktop in Windows 8


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Arrow How to Boot Directly to the Desktop in Windows 8

I posted this reply in another thread but I think more folks will find it under this title:

Open the 'Task Scheduler' located in the Control Panel > System and Security > Administrative Tools > Schedule Tasks and select 'Create Task' from the Task Scheduler Library in the left pane.
Name this new task anything you want but 'Boot to Desktop' makes sense and if you find it while nosing around you'll know what it is........

Now open the 'Triggers' tab, choose 'New', select the 'At log on trigger' from the 'Begin the task' drop-down menu at the top of the New Trigger menu and click OK.

Now open the 'Actions' tab, choose 'New' and type explorer into the 'Program/script' field which will tell Windows to boot directly to Windows Explorer (the desktop).

Remember.....if there is a SAVE box at ANY of these steps be SURE to hit SAVE before you move on.
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Default Re: How to Boot Directly to the Desktop in Windows 8

Or you can get a MAC and just push the on button and hold the shift key.
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Try building or upgrading a MAC.......
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Still funny. Craig, that is a good one.
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Exclamation Boot Directly to the Desktop in Windows 8 FREE SOLUTION

Here's a much better solution!
I just installed it on a new WIN 8 computer for the Village:

http://www.rocketdownload.com/progra...-8-487118.html

Works like a DREAM!....... .......

It's CRAP FREE and, better yet, FREE.......
You'll think you're still using XP or WIN 7 Classic.
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Yesterday I installed that ^ on another new WIN8 Lenovo computer.
I have the installer on a flash drive and it's the very first thing I install as soon as I can get to the desktop.
Too bad MS shot themselves in the foot so badly with the stupid metro thing because once you boot to the desktop every Windows user knows and is familiar with WIN8 is terrific.......
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