Topic: Software | Windows | Windows 8
Multiple sources reveal Windows Blue 8.1 to have boot to desktop option among other features (video)
Windows Blue (Windows 8.1) which is coming later in the year, most likely in the fall, may have the option to boot directly to the desktop. This would make power users who prefer getting straight to the desktop experience happy and not require third party workarounds, though we had previously outlined some easy ways to boot directly to the desktop for the current iteration of Windows 8.
Many may have already figured out the secret to backing up or saving your Start Screen with Windows 8. You spend loads of time getting it just right, but want to make sure that if all is lost you can restore it. That is done by backing up the appsfolder.itemdata-ms file in your appdata\local\microsoft\windows folder and restoring as need be. But what if you want to customize it so that every user on the machine sees the same Start Screen. There is a way...