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    Desktop - Restore Missing Tile on Windows 8 Start Screen
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    How to Restore Missing "Desktop" Tile on Start and Apps Screen in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to restore the default Desktop app tile on the Start and Apps screen if missing in Windows 8 and 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 35 Views 218,571 Last Activity: 26 Aug 2016
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    File Explorer Taskbar Icon - Change Open To Target
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    How to Change Default Open To Target of File Explorer Pinned to Taskbar in Windows 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to change the File Explorer pinned to your taskbar to always open to Libraries, This PC, or any location you like for only your account in Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 11 Views 64,259 Last Activity: 30 Jan 2016
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    Apps - List Desktop or Store Apps First in Windows 8.1
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    How to List Desktop Apps or Store Apps First on Your Apps Screen in Windows 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to list desktop apps or Store apps first on your Start screen in the Apps view when it's sorted by category in Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 1 Views 11,159 Last Activity: 28 Dec 2015
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    Power Button on Start Screen - Add or Remove
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    How to Add or Remove Power Button on Start Screen in Windows 8.1 Update



    This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Power button from the top right corner of your Start screen in Windows 8.1 Update.
    Author: Brink Comments 24 Views 130,022 Last Activity: 05 Dec 2015
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    Peek at Desktop - Turn On or Off in Windows 8
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    How to Turn Peek at Desktop On or Off in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to use and turn Peek on or off for your user account in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 6 Views 42,696 Last Activity: 03 Jul 2015
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    Administrative Tools - Hide or Show in Windows 8
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    Hide or Show Administrative Tools on "Start" Screen in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to hide or show administrative tools on your Start screen in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 8 Views 93,782 Last Activity: 03 Jul 2015
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    Start Menu - Restore in Windows 8
    12 Attachment(s) Start Menu - Restore in Windows 8
    How to Restore the Start Menu in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to restore the Start Menu back to Windows 8 and 8.1 using your choice of free programs.
    Author: Brink Comments 82 Views 74,676 Last Activity: 21 May 2015
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    Taskbar Buttons - Combine or Never Combine in Group in Windows 8
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    How to Combine or Never Combine Taskbar Buttons in a Group in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This will show you how to set your taskbar buttons to be grouped together or not when there's more than one window open in Windows 8 and 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 3 Views 23,822 Last Activity: 09 Apr 2015
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    Touch Keyboard Toolbar - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
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    How to Enable or Disable Touch Keyboard Toolbar in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to enable or completely disable the Touch Keyboard toolbar on the taskbar for all users in Windows 8 and 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 28 Views 67,969 Last Activity: 03 Apr 2015
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    Store - Restore Missing Tile on Start Screen in Windows 8
    6 Attachment(s) Store - Restore Missing Tile on Start Screen in Windows 8
    How to Restore Missing "Store" Tile on Start and Apps Screen in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This will show you how to restore the default Store app tile on the Start and Apps screen if missing in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 5 Views 93,571 Last Activity: 18 Mar 2015
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    Start Screen - Change Background Color and Image
    11 Attachment(s) Start Screen - Change Background Color and Image
    How to Change Your Start and Sign in Screen Background and Color in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to easily change your Start screen background image and color, accent color, and your sign in screen color in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 59 Views 257,566 Last Activity: 09 Mar 2015
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    Start Screen Layout - Specify Default in Windows 8.1
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    How to Specify a Default Start Screen Layout for Users in Windows 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to specify a custom Start screen layout to be the default for specific or all users that cannot be changed in the Pro and Enterprise editions of Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 2 Views 64,174 Last Activity: 20 Feb 2015
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    Jump Lists - Reset and Clear in Windows 8
    9 Attachment(s) Jump Lists - Reset and Clear in Windows 8
    How to Reset and Clear Jump Lists in Windows 8 and 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to remove specific or reset and clear all recent items, frequent places, and pinned items in your taskbar and File Explorer Jump Lists in Windows 8 and 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 8 Views 56,805 Last Activity: 12 Feb 2015
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    Apps Screen - Show More Apps in Windows 8.1 Update
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    How to Turn On or Off Show more apps in Apps view in Windows 8.1 Update



    This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off to show more apps in Apps view for your account in Windows 8.1 Update.
    Author: Brink Comments 4 Views 8,734 Last Activity: 22 Jan 2015
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    Tile on Start for Designer Media Windows Help Forums
    11 Attachment(s) Tile on Start for Designer Media Windows Help Forums
    How to Create Designer Media Windows Help Forums Tiles on Start Screen



    This tutorial will show you how to create Designer Media Windows Help Forums live and regular tiles on your Start screen.
    Author: HippsieGypsie Comments 3 Views 5,931 Last Activity: 16 Dec 2014
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    Start Screen - Show Desktop Background On in Windows 8.1
    10 Attachment(s) Start Screen - Show Desktop Background On in Windows 8.1
    How to Show your Desktop Background on Start Screen in Windows 8.1



    This tutorial will show you how to set to show or don't show your current desktop background on your Start screen as well in Windows 8.1.
    Author: Brink Comments 7 Views 50,630 Last Activity: 03 Oct 2014
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