GWKB2040 : Configure Windows to go to the Desktop instead of the Start Screen

Product: Window-Eyes
Author: Marc Solomon
Date Added: 11/11/2013
Last Modified: 11/11/2013

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­If you would like to configure Windows (8.1 and higher) to go to the Desktop instead of the Start Screen when you sign in, please follow these steps:

  1. Press the Windows key
  2. Type "Taskbar" into the search edit box
  3. Down Arrow to select Taskbar and Navigation and Press Enter
  4. Press Control-Tab to activate the Navigation tab
  5. Press Alt-D to check the "When I sign in or close all apps on a screen, go to the desktop instead of Start" check box
  6. Press Enter to activate the OK button and close the Taskbar and Navigation properties dialog