I think direct log in to the desktop is one of the useful feature in Windows 8. How do I do this please? Windows should plunk you right into Desktop. There have been various third-party tools released as numerous workarounds used to get around the problem, but now it is an option that is built directly into the operating system. You can also quickly get to the desktop from Metro with the Windows Key + D. Then how to enable direct log in to desktop instead to the start screen in Windows 8. So this feature was included in Windows 8. You can uncheck it to boot directly to the Start screen in Windows 8.
Will this happen every time I log on or only the once following the successful procedure. Move your Desktop tile to position 1 and press Enter after logging in. I have recently purchased a new computer with Windows 8 installed. You can bypass the start screen in Windows 8. There is no visible option for this anyway. It also causes a Windows Explorer window to appear on your desktop at every login. I did read about some process that causes the desktop to appear by forcing a Explorer screen to open, and I agree.
Click the Navigation tab, then check the box next to Go to the desktop instead of Start when I sign in. This appears to be an issue for some users. If you find your Windows 8. You will need to have in order to proceed, but once you have done this, things are very simple. How do I do this please? Creating the Shortcut First, fire up Notepad — you can do that by pressing the Windows key from the desktop to access Metro, typing Notepad at the Start screen and pressing Enter. In Windows 8, there were third party plugins available for this. So, if you have some kind of keyboard macro player which could do that you would put it in your Startup folder and not even have to press Enter yourself.
However, you might find the live tiles not as worthless as you may be thinking. In other words, now you can boot directly to the desktop. And that's all there is to it. It makes Win 8 function almost like Win 7. Login or boot directly to the desktop was the much requested features by Windows 8 users. One of my chief complaints with Windows 8 is that Microsoft forced you to boot to the new Start screen rather than giving you the option of booting to the desktop--which is where I prefer to hang my computing hat. Also, if you don't have a Navigation tab, leave a comment letting me know.
It doesn't mess with the Charms for instance, but it makes using Win 8 very close to Win 7. Hi, It may not be proper to post this on a Microsoft forum, but there is an App by StarDock called Start 8. Steps to Enable Direct Log in to the Desktop in Windows 8. Follow the below quick tips to do this. Click over to the Actions tab and create a new action. Let us know in comments.
My machines with Start 8 3 of them go directly to the desktop just like any previous Windows. You could work around this using any number of utilities most of which were designed primarily to restore the missing Start button, essential if you are working in Desktop , but with the release of Windows 8. What are your thoughts on this? Windows 8 always shows the Metro-style Start screen when you log in. Its taken me a long time but I have nearly figured it all out. Hi, I know one of the procedures for booting to the desktop works that way, but not using Start 8.
Using the Task Scheduler You can set the shortcut to automatically run when you log in with the Task Scheduler. I mean you can directly reach to the desktop similar to the previous versions of Windows. Log in directly to the desktop in Windows 8. It makes some of you comfortable with the traditional Windows use or impression. It not only will allow you to boot directly to the desktop, it also restores the Win 7 type start button, all programs, etc. It's a feature Microsoft would have included in Win 8 if they were smart. Where do you prefer to land when you boot Windows 8? Just one further question - the final step in the procedure says that when Windows 8 restarts the Desktop with a File Explorer window targeted on Libraries appears.
But it may unknown to many as we have to set it. One thing I would like it to do when I boot up the computer is go straight to the Desk Top screen as soon as I log on. Right-click any open area in the taskbar, then click Properties. For almost everyone who made the upgrade, Windows 8 proved to be something of a disappointment for one reason or another. You have to mess around a little to figure out your not running Win 7 for instance.
. Leave a comment and let us know if you find a better method! If you want to go back to Start-screen booting, just repeat the process and uncheck the box in step 3. Sign up to have the e-mailed to you each week. Being able to boot to the desktop rather than the Start screen is something that people have been clamoring for ever since the first preview versions of Windows 8 were unveiled. Do you like this feature? One thing I would like it to do when I boot up the computer is go straight to the Desk Top screen as soon as I log on.