Windows 8.1 - Boot to Desktop

December 2016

Display the Desktop instead of the StartScreen when you sign-in to Windows 8.1

You are tired of the Windows 8.1 Start Screen, here's how to boot directly to the Desktop:
  • Right click on the taskbar.
  • Then click Properties.
  • Select the Navigation tab.
  • In the "Start Screen " section.
  • Check "When I sign in or close all apps on a screen, go to the desktop instead of Start".
  • Click on Apply and then on OK.

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