Ten Things You’ll Hate about Windows 8.1 (And How to Fix Them)
In This Chapter
Avoiding the Start screen
Avoiding the desktop
Stopping the permission screens
Finding Windows menus
Capturing pictures of your screen
Finding out your version of Windows
You may find yourself thinking Windows 8.1 would be perfect if only . . . (insert your pet peeve here).
If you find yourself thinking (or saying) those words frequently, read this chapter. Here, you find not only a list of ten or so of the most aggravating things about Windows 8.1 but also ways you can fix them.
I Want to Avoid the Start Screen!
If you find the mysterious new Start screen to be more startling than helpful, here’s how to avoid it. Follow the tips in the following sections to stay on the desktop as long as possible.
Skip the Start screen
Every time you sign in to Windows 8, you’re always left at the Start screen. ...