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Shortcut to Start Screen on Desktop?

  1. #11


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    Windows 7


    You can create a shortcut to ClassicStartMenu.exe with the "-togglenew" parameter. It is described in the Command Line section of the Help.

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  2. #12


    Posts : 301
    Windows 8 Pro


    Is there anyway to "sendkeys" Shift+Win?
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  3. #13


    I don't have classic shell installed, but I am certain there was an option to leave the windows key as it was, so that it took you back to the modern screen, as always?
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  4. #14


    Posts : 301
    Windows 8 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by davehc View Post
    I don't have classic shell installed, but I am certain there was an option to leave the windows key as it was, so that it took you back to the modern screen, as always?
    Your are correct: Settings > Controls > Windows Key opens
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