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Able to change Apps to Programs? And some help please?

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    Able to change Apps to Programs? And some help please?


    Yo, EightForums!

    I'm Cyanide. I was a member on Windows 7 Forum for quite sometime, until my laptop broke and I needed to get a new laptop. So now I have the new laptop with Windows 8.

    Is there any way you can change the apps on the start menu to be programs so I can view them as windows on my Desktop? Like Skype and Video or Music. Because I don't really like having to change from app to app to app to desktop to do what I want.

    Also, any tips for a newbie to Windows 8? Because literally this is my first day with Windows 8. Are there customizable themes yet or not yet?


    I added my specs already.

    Thanks!
    -Nide

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    Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit 9200 Multiprocessor Free


    Wow, sucks that its a trial lmao, w.e I'll get it once the trial asks for payment
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    Or you can wait and see if the new 8 update that supposedly will allow apps on the desktop comes out.
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    Welcome to EightForums, Cyanide.

    Good for you on the new laptop. :thumbup:

    A thread for desktop themes: www.eightforums.com/showthread.php?t=2424

    For Start Screen: www.eightforums.com/showthread.php?t=4506

    Tons of tutes as you probably know. Link in my signature.

    Again, welcome. Enjoy your stay.
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    Thanks guys. You each get rep. Im marking this solved.
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