Add a self-made Start button to the Windows 8 desktop

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by Chiefcrowe, Dec 18, 2012.

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  2. Rhonda the Sly

    Rhonda the Sly Senior member

    Nov 22, 2007
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    I'm usin Windows 8 stock but I'm curious, does this create a new instance of Explorer when run?
  3. Chiefcrowe

    Chiefcrowe Diamond Member

    Sep 15, 2008
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    I don't know for sure but probably not.. i'd try it out and see. i haven't been able to yet
  4. nOOky

    nOOky Senior member

    Aug 17, 2004
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    I tried this last night. Didn't like it, it made a start button that just took me to a list off all my apps.
    That link also contained another link to make Windows boot straight to the desktop, but annoyingly the Explorer window would open up which you have to close so I undid that also.

    I'll stick with classic shell, it gives me the traditional start button, shutdown menu, and links to my programs and apps.