How To Boot Windows 8 Straight To The Desktop

How To Boot Windows 8 Straight To The Desktop

The Start Screen of Windows 8 may be beautiful, but there are many people looking for a way to bypass and go automatically to the traditional appearance of Windows Desktop. Apart from the Start button, the first users of Windows 8 seek to see the familiar Desktop every time you start the system. See how to boot Windows 8 straight to the desktop.

Follow these easy steps:

Step1

Press Start, type schedule click Settings, and open “Schedule tasks.” Click Task Scheduler Library from the left pane and Create Task on the right pane.

How To Boot Windows 8 Straight To The Desktop

Step 2

Give it a name you like as shown below.

How To Boot Windows 8 Straight To The Desktop

Step 3

On the Triggers Tab, create a new Trigger and select Begin the task at log on.

How To Boot Windows 8 Straight To The Desktop

Step 4

Open Notepad and enter the following text,

[Shell]

Command =2

IconFile=Explorer.exe,3

[Taskbar]

Command=ToggleDesktop

Name the file as you like (e.g. desktop.scf) and save it to a suitable location.

How To Boot Windows 8 Straight To The Desktop

Step 5

Finally go to the Actions Tab and create a New Action. Here you are going to add the link to the shortcut that you created on Step 4. Simply click Browse to locate it.

How To Boot Windows 8 Straight To The Desktop

You are now ready to reboot and enjoy your new Windows 8 look.