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No Straight to the Desktop Booting in Windows 8?

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Well, this sounds like kind of a pain in the neck …

News made the round yesterday that Microsoft seems to have shut down some methods that Windows 8 Beta users have used to bypass the startpage of the operating system to boot straight into the desktop. Up until now, users of Windows 8 could boot to the desktop using a number of workarounds. I’m for instance using the Start8 software to boot directly into the Windows 8 desktop when the computer is turned on.