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April 16, 2013

Windows 8.1 Update to include option to bypass the Start Screen on start-up

Code named Windows Blue the update to Windows 8 desktop will apparently include a option to boot to the desktop aka windows 7.
Sources have told The Verge that tests are ongoing. Criticisms from all corners of businesses and users alike, have forced Microsoft to change tack and incorporate the Windows 7 start-up. This will give you the “CanSuppressStartScreen” which was in beta builds of Windows 8, only for Microsoft to delete the UI needed to enable the feature.

Windows Blue
There is third-party tools out there that bring you the Start button which have proved very popular with business and users. This move is a simple design update which I also happy with.
Source: The Verge

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Dave Thornton

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Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini