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Best way to access start!

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    Best way to access start!


    I just moused up to the top of my screen while on the desktop and realized that like closing an app you can click and drag from the top to the bottom of your desktop screen to go directly to the metro start. That is amazing! talk about fast easy access to your stuff. Man this just keeps getting better doesn't it lol.

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    nice trick!!!
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    Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1


    I posted this to show a couple of people who wanted to know about 8 I have plans make a couple videos because of all the people asking me how 8 is. This shows how effective accessing metro stard that way can be too. I rapidly launch different things using the metro start this way and you can see how much faster and easier it is than a start menu. The part where I show rapid launching stuff is a little later in the video so if that is what you wanna see simply skip ahead some.

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    Helsinki
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    Windows 7 x64 Home Premium / Commodore OS Vision / Windows 8 Release preview


    Do you have any ideas to change that side menu's activate area to another display? (have two displays, so it's hard to open it up)
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    Another fast way to get to the "Start" screen is to press the Windows key.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Another fast way to get to the "Start" screen is to press the Windows key.
    Damn! yeah that is pretty smokin too really. I mean it should have been obvious but still. Look at all the fast easy ways to get to everything. This has got to be the smoothest OS I have ever used lol.
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