Boot to Desktop Instead of Start Menu in Windows 8

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    Right-click on the start menu taskbar
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    Click "Properties"
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    Click the "Navigation" tab
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    Here are two sections. The first section is "Corner navigation" and the second one is "Start screen". We want to boot to the desktop instead of the start screen.
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    Click the first option under "Start screen"
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    It says, "When I sign in or close all apps on a screen, go to the desktop instead of Start".
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    Click "OK"
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    Once this is done, if we restart the computer, we will be brought back to the desktop instead of the start menu.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to boot to the desktop instead of the start menu on Windows 8 computers
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Recent edits by: Amanda, Lukward Thomason

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