Launch Applications from Desktop in Windows 8

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Steps

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    We move our mouse cursor to the lower-left corner of the screen and right-click the area
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    From the menu, click "Run"
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    Once the "Run" window opens, we need to type in "explorer shell:appsfolder"
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    We press "Enter"
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    The Explorer window will open, and there will be all of the applications that we have in the Start Menu.
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    To open any of the applications, we need to simply double-click them
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    For example, let's double-click "Maps".
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This concludes our tutorial on how to launch applications from the desktop in Windows 8. Thank you for watching VisiHow! If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comment section below.

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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Lukward Thomason

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