Microsoft has come up with a new version of Windows 8 namely 8.1. It is understood to be an upgrade to the earlier launched 8.0. Few of the mentioned bugs and other problems have been done away with in this new version. With this new version, one can default Boot to Desktop in Windows 8.1. Operating systems are bringing out upgrades week in week out and why not? In this competitive market, every company needs to shape up their market value and no one would like to become stagnant after releasing a single product.
How to default Boot to Desktop in Windows 8.1 instead of Start Screen
Steps to default boot:
- No one does not require clicking or touching the Desktop application every time one switches on the computer. By following some easy and preliminary procedures one can default Boot to Desktop in Windows 8.1. The entire process is easy and might even take less than a minute to incorporate in your personal computer or laptop. It should be duel noted by buyers that this feature can only be applied on version 8.1 and the higher versions that shall follow the latest 8.1 version.
- One need to access the control panel to start with and the easiest and the most convenient way to do that should be directly from the start menu applications. If one is using the devices like keyboard and mouse and are already positioned on the desktop screen, then one can right click on the screen itself and choose the Properties option from the menu that appears on right clicking the desktop screen.
- Once the user has selected and reached the Control Panel, the user has to select the Appearance and Personalization option that is available. If it is a touch screen device like a tablet then one can directly perform the aforesaid functions by touch. If one’s control panel view is preset to Small or Large icons then they might not be able to view the option of the Appearance and Personalization applet.
- Once the Appearance and Personalization applet is selected, then the user would have to select, by touching or clicking as the case might be, the option of Taskbar and Navigation. At the top of the Taskbar and Navigation taskbar, there is the Navigation option. It is to be selected by touching or clicking. There will be an option to go Desktop directly after closing an application rather than going to the start screen. That option is to be selected and the Ok button is to be clicked or touched. Thus, one can default Boot to Desktop in Windows 8.1.