Windows 8: Six Essential Tips

After installing Windows 8 on your system and upgrading it to the latest software, you must think about the next step. At this national time, you need to know how to go further and learn new tips that will enable you to get started with ease of operation. Let's learn about these six essential tips that will help you pass.

Organize your icons on the Start screen

We all love an organized look of icons on the screen, no one ever likes the tiles scattered across the screen, which are sometimes confusing. You need to start by organizing your columns to achieve a more consistent look on the screen. This is similar to using drug and drop functionality especially when it comes to dumping icons into related groups. You also have the choice of dumping a cluster of icons together. Move your mouse to the bottom right hand corner of the screen; Click the icon representing a hyphen in a box image. This will zoom out the Start screen, now you can conveniently move columns of your choice. You can also rename your columns by right-clicking on a column; Select the Name Group option.

Change the animation on your start screen

When you first log into Windows 8 you will be greeted by a background with numerous color icons displayed from left to right. They are more like full animation displays in more colorful colors. Nevertheless, the graphics displayed when opening or closing the system are annoying. Therefore, you can apply the settings accordingly to pump the beautiful factor, here's how:

জে Go to the registry by resizing your startup screen
Navigate to H HKEY_CURRENT_USER Software Microsoft Windows Current Version Immersive Shell Grid
Windows Right-click your Windows 8 pane
Go to New and select DWORD
Name the DWord option in the Launcher_sessionlogin animation_onshow
Double-click the option and set the value to 1
You will now be greeted with a new Windows animation, with system opening and closing

Rows are being sorted

You can make one more change while you are still logged in to the registry key. In the icon rows, you can create another whisk on your system. You can create a setting that will enable you to lock one of the icon rows displayed on your given screen to make it as easy as the setting you made for Startup Animation, just create another Dedboard and rename it to layout_maximount. Now double-click the icon and enter the row count. Remember you can add up to 5 rows. Additionally, you must restart your system to be able to apply the settings.

Shortcuts and Charms Bar

If you have never used a touch screen enabled device, then you know how annoying it is to use other input devices such as keyboards and mice. They come in the way of accessing menus that are otherwise easy to reach, so why not use keyboard shortcuts. You can use commands such as Windows Key + H to display the share sidebar, which will help to reveal the Charms bar sub-menus. Windows Key + Eye To display the settings to turn off your PC, you can do this by pressing the Windows key and the X key together if you want to reveal the menu.

Change lock screen options

This is really annoying when you need to login to your system at every moment because it is not a touch screen you are working on. Therefore, it is best to get rid of the lock screen option.

Enter ped gpedit.msc and go to the Group Policy Editor
Navigate to computer configuration
Choose Administrative Templates
যান Go to the Control Panel and then select Personalization
Do not display the lock screen option by double-clicking
• It enables the functionality of the unlock screen and then press OK to confirm the changes

Screenshots are easy to take

The previous Windows version involved multiple steps in screen shot capture. This is only one-step possible with Windows 8:

• Windows key + print screen, enabling it to take a screen shot and simultaneously drop the image file into a folder called screenshots.

All of the above tips are the six most important and useful tips that will help you get started with Windows 8.