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Configure default start tiles for all users (Tablet)

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    Configure default start tiles for all users (Tablet)


    Hi I've got 30 Dell Tablets here running Windows 8. I'm trying to figure out how to set up a default start menu for all users. I've tried copying appsFolder.itemdata-ms to the Default User account, but when a new user first logs in the appsFolder.itemdata-ms is overwritten.

    Does anyone have any other ways of achieving a default start menu?

    Thank you in advance.

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    boot into audit mode, create your custom start panel & reboot. Find the %userprofile%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\appsFolderLayout.bin file & copy to Default User account. Log on with a virgin account and your start panel should be exactly how you set it out.
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Configure default start tiles for all users (Tablet)
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