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Word on Windows RT 8.1: Run off of Desktop

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    Word on Windows RT 8.1: Run off of Desktop

    I wish to run word in Windows RT 8.1 off of the desktop like an app rather than a normal program. I would like to run it like mail, weather or IE which does not use the desktop. Is there any way to do this, and if so, how?


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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit

    Probably not, its not an App so it won't run in Metro. That version of office was specially ported or coded to run in Windows RT but it still runs in the desktop environment. You'd have to replace it with an App from the App store. That's my best guess as I don't own a device running Windows RT.
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Word on Windows RT 8.1: Run off of Desktop

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