Boot to Desktop Instead of Start Menu in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Amanda, Eng

Hi, you're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to boot to the desktop instead of the start menu on Windows 8 computers.

Boot to desktop instead of start menu in Windows 8.mp4-canvas45 371333.jpg

Ad

Steps

  1. 1
    Right-click on the start menu taskbar
    .
    Boot to desktop instead of start menu in Windows 8.mp4-canvas14 350241.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  2. 2
    Click "Properties"
    .
    Boot to desktop instead of start menu in Windows 8.mp4-canvas18 803003.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  3. 3
    Click the "Navigation" tab
    .
    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.
    Boot to desktop instead of start menu in Windows 8.mp4-canvas25 027967.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  4. 4
    Click the first option under "Start screen"
    .
    It says, "When I sign in or close all apps on a screen, go to the desktop instead of Start".
    Boot to desktop instead of start menu in Windows 8.mp4-canvas41 277963.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  5. 5
    Click "OK"
    .
    Once this is done, if we restart the computer, we will be brought back to the desktop instead of the start menu.
    Boot to desktop instead of start menu in Windows 8.mp4-canvas50 859427.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
  6. 6
    This concludes our tutorial on how to boot to the desktop instead of the start menu on Windows 8 computers
    .
    Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comments section below.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No | I need help
    Advertisement

Video: Boot to Desktop Instead of Start Menu in Windows 8

Referencing this Article

If you need to reference this article in your work, you can copy-paste the following depending on your required format:

APA (American Psychological Association)
Boot to Desktop Instead of Start Menu in Windows 8. (2016). In VisiHow. Retrieved Mar 28, 2017, from http://visihow.com/Boot_to_Desktop_Instead_of_Start_Menu_in_Windows_8

Was this helpful? Yes | No | I need help

MLA (Modern Language Association) "Boot to Desktop Instead of Start Menu in Windows 8." VisiHow, visihow.com/Boot_to_Desktop_Instead_of_Start_Menu_in_Windows_8 Accessed 28 Mar 2017.

Chicago / Turabian VisiHow.com. "Boot to Desktop Instead of Start Menu in Windows 8." Accessed Mar 28, 2017. http://visihow.com/Boot_to_Desktop_Instead_of_Start_Menu_in_Windows_8.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.

Ask the author

Creatura
Featured Author
651 Articles Started
871 Article Edits
40,075 Points
Creatura is a featured author with VisiHow. Creatura has achieved the level of "Captain" with 40,075 points. Creatura has started 651 articles (including this one) and has also made 871 article edits. 351,000 people have read Creatura's article contributions.
Creatura's Message Board
Creatura: Hi, my name is Creatura.
Creatura: Can I help you with your problem about "Boot to Desktop Instead of Start Menu in Windows 8"?
 

Article Info

Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: Amanda, Lukward Thomason

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 224 times.

Do you have a question not answered in this article?
Click here to ask one of the writers of this article
x

Thank Our Volunteer Authors.

Would you like to give back to the community by fixing a spelling mistake? Yes | No