According to the source, Microsoft Windows 8.1 will resume the Start button, but some netizens don't get too excited, because clicking the button will only lead the user to the Metro Style Start screen interface. Therefore, the Start button may be restored in the Win8.1 version, but the previous Windows Start menu may be gone forever.
Small series in the previous article stressed that the Start menu in the Win8 inside, has completely let the Metro start interface instead. In the past, the Windows Start menu, to the Windows8 inside, its form is the beginning screen, so users need to change consciousness, can really familiar with the essence of WIN8.
Learn to switch between two screens
How to skillfully use the start screen, is to adapt to Win8, grasp the Win8 of the fast way. Remember, master the WIN8 system, as long as you master two screens, one is a traditional desktop, one is the Metro Start screen (the traditional Start menu function substitution).
If the user is in the Metro Start screen, click on the "desktop" icon (pictured below) to enter the traditional desktop.
Go to the traditional desktop
If you are already on the traditional desktop screen, want to switch to the Metro Start screen, there are three ways:
Method one. Move the mouse to the bottom left corner of the screen
As soon as the user moves the mouse to the lower left corner of the screen, it pops up the thumbnail of the start screen and clicks to switch to the Metro Start screen.
Switch to start screen
Method Two: Mouse move to lower right corner
In the traditional desktop environment, the user just move the mouse to the bottom right corner of the screen, pop-up Charmbar, and then click the "Start" icon, you can jump to the start screen.
Charmbar Sidebar Menu
Method Three: Click on the keyboard "Win" button
This is also the simplest and most direct way, recommend users to use this shortcut, to control the start screen and the traditional desktop switch.
Learn to use the Start screen search function
The user presses "win+q" shortcut key, can enter the Metro style search interface, similar to the previous Start menu search, but the interface is more beautiful, the function is more powerful.
Search is different from the previous Windows Start menu, using the search classification mechanism, the user to search for content, roughly divided into three categories: "Application", "Settings", "file." Global search based on the keywords contained in the search's name, the application class is mainly to search the computer application, set the class search system settings options, file classes are mainly located in the E-Disk user folder in the various files.
Search application, type the beginning letter or the Chinese keyword, for example, type "W", you will have installed the "Word" "Windows Speech recognition" of such programs.
Some programs, although the name is Chinese, but in fact, the program name includes "W" letter, so it will appear, such as "Application store."
Apply a search for a class
Set the search for the class, the primary search system settings option name, such as user type "user", and the type of "user" keyword-related options will appear in the search results.
Set class Search
File class Search, after testing, mainly search the system disk in the user folder files, if it is other disk files, please use the Explorer interface of the search bar search faster.
File class Search
3rd page Learn to start the setup layout of the screen
Right-click the metro version of the application, there are three options, "Remove from Start Screen", "Uninstall", "Zoom out or zoom in."
Metro Program Operation Options
Right-click the system preset "game" Metro icon and choose "Zoom in".
Manage Metro programs with the start screen
Users will find that the Metro program "game" icon from small square, into a rectangular.
Enlarge to Rectangular
Zooming in and out seems to be the "benefits" of the Metro program, but it's okay. Other common applications have 6 options for fixing or canceling from the start screen, removing from the taskbar, uninstalling, opening new windows, running as Administrator, opening file location.
With the beginning of the screen management of ordinary programs, in addition to many of the above options, in the beginning of the screen, the general program can also be like the Metro program, to arrange the layout randomly, for example, small series on the QQ icon moved to the first line of the first position.
Manage common programs with the start screen