Windows 8 Start Screen Extra Customisation (background & app tiles)

  Jwbjnwolf 29 Jan 13

Hey. I know this is the opposit to a question but thought that a lot of other Windows 8 uesrs may find this interesting.

Are you looking for a free way to add a background or slideshow to your start screen? If you are then check out this tutorial I wrote

Are you installing a lot of desktop apps and wish they had colourful eye catching tiles like Modern UI apps do? If so then check out this I tutorial I wrote

Both are very simple tweaks. the first one you may already know about and I am not sure how it works on lower powered machines due to running in the background but from taking a guess, Most mid range computers should be able to have it without any performance change, but Netbooks I think should stay from using it because it likely will slow down your netbook (taking a guess so little warning thats all).

The app tiles task, that may take a while depending on the amount of apps you have, but it certainly makes it a lot easier to find each app quickly.

Hope these two tutorials come out useful for you all and hope that it is understandable for less tech savy people.


Jase Wolf

  Jwbjnwolf 29 Jan 13

ugh -__- always has to be at least one typo. sorry lol


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