Modern UI: Pin apps to the Start menu

The amazing thing about Windows 8 is, you can easily pin any installed applications or folders to the Start screen. In this tutorial, we are showing you how to disable message Windows 8 needs to restart.

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1. Open the Charms bar by moving your mouse pointer over the right cornor of your screen. Alternatively you may press Windows key + C on Start screen to open Charms bar. Then select Search.

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2. Next, on your left pane you will see all the installed application. Right click on any application that you want to pin to the Start screen. And on the bottom, select Pin to Start. Now the selected item is pinned to the Start screen.

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3. Beside, if you want to pin the folder then locate that folder and right click on it. Then select ‘Pin to Start’.

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It’s quite easy to access application or folders from the start screen when you pin it.

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