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Desktop mode and Start Screen app displayed at same time

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    Desktop mode and Start Screen app displayed at same time

    I was messing around with the Win 8.1 preview in a VM tonight and noticed that you can have the Desktop Mode opened half screen along with Modern UI apps on the other half of the screen. I haven't heard anyone else mention this capability, only 2 Modern UI apps sharing the screen at any one time.

    Last edited by Brink; 15 Aug 2013 at 23:23. Reason: fixed format

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    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
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    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    Actually I was doing this with Windows 8 last night. I just did it now. It's not a half and half screen but I have Evernote Touch open on one side and this forum on the other. You just drag the desktop down into the app from the tile app and the dividing bar appears.
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Desktop mode and Start Screen app displayed at same time
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