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New to Windows 8 - help please

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    New to Windows 8 - help please

    My family purchased me a new Windows 8.1 Lenovo computer for my 70th birthday on Tuesday.

    New to this OS System and touch screen I have a couple of queries.

    Why when I turn on my computer it opens in the old Windows 7 version screen, rather than the Apps version.
    I know i can just click the button to get to it, but would rather it was there all the time.

    Many thanks

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Vic,

    You could use an option in the tutorial below to set to open to your Start screen instead of desktop.

    Desktop or Start - When Sign in or Close apps in Windows 8
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