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Navigating the Start Screen

Everything in Windows 8 revolves around the Start screen. The Start screen is where you start out and where you launch new apps and software programs.

  • circle-1.jpg Click or tap your name to sign out of Windows, lock the screen, or change your account picture.
  • circle-2.jpg Click or tap any tile to launch the associated program.
  • circle-3.jpg Click or tap the Apps button (down arrow) to display the Apps screen, which lists all the apps installed on your system.
  • circle-4.jpg To see additional tiles, mouse over or tap the bottom of the screen to display the horizontal scrollbar, and then click and drag the scrollbar to scroll left or right.

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