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Disable Metro, but still use the apps?

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    Disable Metro, but still use the apps?


    So I disabled metro, but I still want to use some of the apps available from the metro window, where do I find them?

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    %windir%\explorer.exe shell:::{4234d49b-0245-4df3-b780-3893943456e1}

    Metro Apps - Open from Desktop in Windows 8
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    Welcome Tomha.

    Keep visiting us !
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    Windows 7 Professional 64bit & Windows 8 Developer Preview


    Thank you, I shall try that later on
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    Worked a charm, thank you
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    You are welcome !
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    This worked , I was looking for this and came in through Google Registered and here to stay I think!
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    Welcome Nomar ! Keep coming
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    Windows 8 Developer Preview


    Great info, I am wondering though. Would it be possible to export an app to Windows 7?

    I have a touchscreen Windows 7 laptop and would love to move flashcards to it for my 2 year old. He has looked at them on this PC and is learning a lot from them.

    I located the files, mainly javascript and xml but not working in a browser.
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