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Still looking to jump immediately into Desktop w consumer preview

  1. #11 tried it out. On my setup, it is actually quicker to log in to Metro and select the desktop icon.

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  2. #12

    Manchester CT
    Posts : 693
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit GA

    Dave, Yep, faster to hit the desktop icon BUT turns out that there is no speed advantage in doing so. The desktop shortcut trick kicks in AFTER most of all the desktop programs, excuse me, APPS, are up and running. That means you are ready to go once the desktop screen shows up. That is all the delay is.
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