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Start / Apps Screen Swap

  1. #1


    Posts : 19
    Windows 7 Home Premium

    Start / Apps Screen Swap


    Hello All
    When you go to the bottom left side of the screen in Win 8
    you can go to "Start", is there a way you can swap it out to
    go to "Apps" screen ?

    Thanks

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  2. #2



    Am I int the right place?
    Helsinki
    Posts : 340
    Windows 7 x64 Home Premium / Commodore OS Vision / Windows 8 Release preview


    Click 'Search' from the bar.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 19
    Windows 7 Home Premium


    Yes I know I can do that, but can I access it instead from were the start is
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  4. #4



    Am I int the right place?
    Helsinki
    Posts : 340
    Windows 7 x64 Home Premium / Commodore OS Vision / Windows 8 Release preview


    Do you mean the folder that contains all of the shortcuts there?
    (if you do it's this one)

    Whoa, copy/pasted that picture to three posts now (with one copying)
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  5. #5


    Posts : 19
    Windows 7 Home Premium


    Will give it a try

    Thanks
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  6. #6


    Posts : 19
    Windows 7 Home Premium


    Gave it a try, but could not get it to work. Thanks anyway
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  7. #7


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Ralph,

    When you are in the Start screen, you can right click on a empty area to get the "All apps" icon bar to go to "Apps" with.

    Apps Screen - Open in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  8. #8


    Posts : 19
    Windows 7 Home Premium


    Thanks , finally figured out
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