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Single click files and start screen folder


steve263000

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I am just trying to get to grips with Windows 8 and would appreciate a little help. I like my folders and files to open with one click and have done for many years. I cannot seem to find the way with this new system. Can someone put me right please?

Also I have purchased an office package, (Office 2007-it is enough for me) and there are about six icons on the start screen with it. Is is possible to create on folder that I can put all the parts in? Some bits such as Access I will rarely use and would like to put them out of the way.

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rdave13

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Open control panel, select Large Icons under View by (top right). Select Folder Options, under the General tab dot the button for Single- click to open.... then apply then OK.

As for the tiles in the start screen, right click a tile not required, select 'unpin from start' at the bottom. To get a tile back to the start screen, right click a blank space then select 'all apps' at the bottom. In the 'all apps' screen right click a tile and select 'pin to start'.

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steve263000

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Thanks for that. I have sorted it now. That answer was just what I needed

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