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How to Replace Start Screen in Windows 8

How to replace your start screen in Windows 8? One of good and free solutions for customizing your start screen is ImmersiveTaille. ImmersiveTaille is a nice small app that helps you customize the start screen in Windows 8 or Windows 8.1.

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How to Disable Start Screen Parallax Scrolling in Windows 8

In this tutorial, you will learn how to disable the start screen parallax scrolling in Windows 8.

If you were around for the past ten years or so, you’ve noticed that Microsoft has featured their start menu anywhere over the user screen, from none at all, to lower left, to “Unix-style”, to wherever. Here to stay with us in its re-designed Metro form, at least for a while in Windows 8, the new start menu is now a scrolling experience.

But can we alter or enhance this experience? Natively, not very much. Thankfully, an old friend comes to help. While your excursion to the start menu settings of Windows 8 will not give you many options, taking our advice and installing Stardock’s Decor8 will offer you access to almost all the features you would need – yes, including disabling the parallax movement of start menu scrolling. Let’s take these steps together.

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How to Change Start Screen Background in Windows 8

Windows 8 is not preferred by some users because of its lack of customization options. How to bypass this limitation? You’ll have to use third-party apps like Decor8 that we’re going to feature in this tutorial. This program allows you to use any of the backgrounds of your choice for start screen customization. Make sure you have your custom background picture prepared – we’re going to need it.

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How to Add Taskbar to Start Screen in Windows 8

If you want to add the task bar to the start screen in Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, you’ll need to use third party apps like ImmersiveTaille.

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How to Skip Windows 8 Start Screen and Boot to the Desktop

In this tutorial you will learn how to skip Windows 8 start screen and boot to the desktop.

You can skip Windows 8 Start screen and boot straight to the desktop provided that you have Windows 8.1 version. If your computer is running on Windows 8, simply upgrade it to the next version – the update comes for free!

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