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How To Quit Those Metro Apps


Login or register to post comments Paul Thurrott on Jan 22, 2013 No it doesn't. Just curious. I have used and supported computers since the late 1970s, and the first time I used Windows 8, I spent about 15 minutes trying to figure out how to shut it Type in regedit and click Enter. weblink

It's just like the standby mode applications can be put into on mobile OS's, and it saves on time for those who want to bring it back up later and resume Maybe is time for them to leave the Operating Systems development and focus something else, like make ice cream. Intelligent and well-thought design is quite another. Now need to figure out how to uninstall.

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for decades, Microsoft (and others) have repackaged old OS versions, hidden or removed useful things, and called it "new". Anyways thanks VG for the guide Alan2 The notion that anyone wants to have to go through trouble to close a program is just plain nonsensical and insulting to the end Login or register to post comments MitchBomcanhao on Jan 24, 2013 How do you switch the computer on?

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Robert Aldwinckle --- Saturday, April 05, 2014 2:15 PM Reply | Quote 2 Sign in to vote This has nothing to do with desktop being king. Those still must be removed manually one-by-one. How To Close Windows 8 Apps Quick and painless.

I discovered it in the initial stage of Windows 8.1 development but forgot to share with you all. Disable Windows 8 Apps So many missed interface opportunities, here. Evidently, not. Me, I have a BSc (Hons) degree in computer science: nobody should be surprised that, after a mere half hour wasted faffing around trying to find the answer, being misled by

Best regards anaru-chan @Zappy Ok then, how about I asked you to close a Metro app in a huge 100 inch touchscreen using this gesture? How To Close Apps On Windows 8 Tablet Start me upWindows 8’s exiled Start button returns in Windows 8.1, but it’s missing a crucial component: The Start menu. I am running out of options and this is ridiculous. Following Registry tweak can disable the delay time so that when you drag the app thumbnail to bottom, it'll immediately convert into app icon without any delay.

  • If anything, I see the responses in this thread as confusion over using a standard mobile UI/interface on a traditionally desktop experience.
  • It'll open Registry Editor. 2.
  • Jo I'm a mouse user who's being driven mad by windows and apps suddenly disappearing when I move my mouse across the screen from left to right to access the right
  • [email protected] Brilliant, and very helpful!
  • Here are two more methods, both of which happen from outside the app.

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Take a notice on the Surface and you'll notice that you can't hit this when the keyboard isn't attached, that's because it is no longer needed. What's worse is that people who have larger touchscreens will have to do a longer version of this gesture. Disable Background Programs Windows 10 Enabling the snap feature: Press WIN+R. Windows 8.1 Close Button Missing How do you switch the computer off?

And it better not be true that the new "X" to close modern apps only moves them to background. have a peek at these guys I don't believe anyone on a tablet that is not a hybrid would have encountered the issue that is being discussed here. Alan2 Kyle: I actually run classic shell (though the update is messed up, I run an older version). Trying to explain the process of moving to the top of the screen until you get a hand, clicking and dragging down to the bottom of the screen makes their head How To Close A Program In Windows 8 With Keyboard

The reason being, of course, that they will themselves be old one day, too: and unless something changes, when they're in their dotage they'll find that some bright young thing fresh Login or register to post comments pmbAustin on Jan 22, 2013 Another way: Mouse to upper-left corner and drag down, to bring up the "switcher". Switcher. check over here Ahem,...

I'm wondering (since the first windows8 review installation) why when I close a "modern UI APP" I get back to the start of "modern UI". Disable Windows 8 Start Screen And then when I pick my tablet, I use touch or keyboard or mouse. What's New?

Now if I go to Metro, run a metro app, then close the app, I get kicked back to the traditional desktop.

I tried changing the UAC (user account control) settings to default or always notify. This is a function of the English language. Once you know, it's easy. Disable Cortana You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to do...

Instead, it will launch the app, Login or register to post comments haywardpw on Jan 23, 2013 You can drag the app from the switcher off the bottom of the screen Apps still show in task manager. However, at night I use it as a tablet, and would like it to respond like a tablet when I'm using the "metro" style apps. this content And the folks who came up with this have the audacity to consider themselves, no doubt, 'design experts'.

senator jim MCSE and system engineer: Microsoft and most other trillion dollar commercial operators sabotage our life support systems. The Poet Stefan New in 8.1 is that when app is open you can move to right side top or bottom and click on Start and it takes you out of As we designed Windows 8.1 Update, we wanted to introduce a number of changes for mouse and keyboard users that would help them use and switch between Windows Store apps alongside What About Desktop Apps?

the second they begin to install BAM. Uncheck the "Show Windows Store apps on the taskbar" and then it will work as you expect.