Boot straight to Desktop and bypass Metro in Windows 8

If you like Windows 8 to boot straight to desktop and bypass the Metro Apps environment, just follow the easy steps bellow to do that.

Step: Create a new schedule task to boot directly to the Desktop.

(Watch this tutorial in YouTube).

How to create  a new scheduled task in Windows 8. 

1. Right-click at the screen’s bottom-left corner and from the pop-up menu, choose “Computer Management“.

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2. When “Computer Management” comes up, choose “Task Scheduler” on the left and then click “Create Basic Task” on the right.

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3. In the first screen of Basic Task Wizard, type a name for that task: e.g. Show Desktop, and choose “Next”.

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4.  For Task Trigger, choose “When I log on” and then press “Next

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5. For action, chose “Start a program” and press “Next”.

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6. In Program/script box, type explorer.exe and press “Next”.

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7. Press “Finish” and close all open windows.

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Notice: If you own a laptop computer then double click to open the newly created task and

go to "Conditions" tab and uncheck the "Stop if the computer switches to battery power" option.

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From now on, the next time you log on, Windows will open straight to your desktop.

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