Desktop Mode

Desktop Mode

The traditional desktop-based interface in Windows 8. See Windows 8 and Tablet Mode.
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When Windows 8 launched in 2012, Microsoft included the capability for third-party developers to build weird hybrid browsers that could run in both the Metro interface (as the full-screen touch-based user interface was then known) and in regular desktop mode.
The familiar Desktop mode and included keyboard allows you to use your tablet as a computer.
Across platforms: I tested Windows 10 on a hybrid and realised that the desktop mode is slightly different from the tablet mode.
Acer's Aspire Switch 12 is equipped with a kickstand design that features a magnetic and latch- less detachable keyboard, the centerpiece of the Aspire Switch 12 is its ability to easily transition between notebook, pad, display, tent and desktop mode, giving users a 360 degree device capable of fitting seamlessly into everyday life.
But seriously, with the desktop mode you get to detach the keyboard portion off of its base that allows you to type a little away from the monitor.
Unlike its predecessor, users will not need to switch between Desktop Mode and the touch-focused alternative.
1 does a better (but not perfect) job by allowing Desktop users to remain in Desktop mode.
And Windows 9 is likely to have the ability to run mobile apps designed for the Windows Store in windows while in desktop mode, Those apps currently can run only full screen.
With the launch of Windows 8 that attempted to bring essentially a tablet-style layout on the conventional desktop mode, a lot of users were put off by the complex OS and dearly missed the Start button.
On the other, there's the old desktop mode where the keyboard and mouse still reign.
Switching between the desktop mode and Windows 8 metro tiles is fast and seamless with a dedicated button at the bottom of the screen.
1 will let people to start in the desktop mode automatically.