3. Using and Tweaking the Start Screen


In this chapter, you get going with Windows 8.1 by using and personalizing the Start screen. Along the way, you’ll try these tasks:

Beginning with the Start screen

Checking out the charms

Changing the way tiles look and behave

Moving, grouping, and removing apps

Searching in Windows 8.1

You’ve probably heard mixed reports about the Windows 8.1 Start screen—that colorful, moving surface that displays your favorite apps so you can reach them easily. Like many of the new features in Windows 8, public reaction has been mixed: some people love the new approach, and other people...well, not so much. ...

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