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Windows 8 Pro Upgrade boots to Desktop

  1. #11


    I use Win8StartButton to get the Win 7/Vista Start menu back. I prefer it to the Metro stuff. It also boots directly to the Desktop though it does briefly show the Metro desktop.

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  2. #12


    Posts : 16
    Windows 8 Pro


    ....and the Winner is....

    Logitech Setpoint!

    Downloaded the latest version of Setpoint with Windows 8 support and now Windows 8 no longer boots to the Desktop. Not sure what version I had but I believe it was the immediately previous version.
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  3. #13


    Posts : 2
    win 7


    Quote Originally Posted by Ken View Post
    I Upgraded Windows 7 Home Premium 64 to Windows 8 Pro. Windows 8 now boots to the "Start Page" then a couple seconds later goes to the Desktop. This isn't something I configured it just does it. I do have Start8 from Stardock installed but it isn't configured to go to the desktop on boot either.

    Any clue how I can stop this behavior and have Windows 8 stay at the Start Page on Boot?
    well my pc start win 8 looking tiles on the screen than i can go for desktop
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