If you have a Windows 10 PC running the most recent version of the operating system, open the Start menu
and click the gear-shaped Settings icon.
The promoted apps, aka "programmable tiles", are Windows 10 advertisements, which feature in the apps list, lock screen and the Start Menu
The new Start Menu
hasn't changed much since Microsoft demonstrated it at Build in April, but the screenshots show a variety of 'Metro-style' apps that are pinned to the menu, alongside traditional applications, report said.
The Windows 8 Start menu
works perfectly as a touch screen interface.
It features a Windows start menu
button and a programmable side button in addition to the standard left click, right click and scroll wheel.
After explaining how to choose the right version of Windows 8 or upgrade from an older version of Windows, they cover how to navigate with the new touchscreen interface (now that the Start menu
is gone for better or worse), and new features including Windows Store apps, file synching between PC and tablet via the cloud, and a free Xbox music streaming service.
The Start menu
itself is absent, but the button is just an alwaysA[degrees]visible way to launch the Start screen.
Left-click the Start Menu
and then click on Control Panels.
Now here's an important trick for longtime Windows users: If you right-click in the lower left corner, you'll see the Simple Start menu
Features include the ability to pin sites to the start menu
so that they can be accessed directly, JumpLists, which allow users to directly access individual pages within a web site which has been designed to make use of the lists and tear-off tabs that allow a user to drag a tab out of the browser so that they can view two or more tabs side by side.
Just right-click on a program icon or shortcut and select the Pin to Start Menu
option; you'll have instant access to the program every time you go to the Start Menu
lt;p>Like TweakUI, UWT provides a king's ransom in customization controls, from changing what appears in the Start menu
to optimizing performance by disabling various Windows features (like Aero and Tablet PC).