In this post we shall experience the new Windows 8 Start screen.
Windows 8 START Screen is called Modern or Metro Screen & is made up of Tiles.
I’ve made 3 videos to make you understand the new OS.
VIDEO1 : Working with TILES & getting back the START Menu
First video explains how to manage the Tiles on Start screen & how to get the Start Menu as in WIN7.
On Windows 8 Desktop there is no Start Menu.You’ve to work on the New Start SCREEN or the regular Desktop without the Traditional Start Menu.
A third party Software called Classic Shell can be installed to get back the usual Start menu.
Another Software ,POKKI for Windows8 also does the same work.
Watch the first video :
VIDEO 2 : Working with Search,Corners & Settings
The SEARCH in Windows 8 is very powerful.When you are in Start screen ,just start typing ,you’ll be taken to the Search
window & results are displayed on the fly.By default search is applied on Apps, but you can select Search on Settings or Files.
All the 4 CORNERS are important in Windows 8 Screen.They are used for easy Navigation.
Watch the 2nd Video :
VIDEO 3 : How to SHUT Down Windows8
To shut down Windows 8 you’ve to do more than two mouse clicks.The Power button is buried under Settings.
For easy access you can create a short cut for the Shutdown.To access My Computer & Control Panel , create shortcuts on Desktop.
This video demonstrates how to do these things :