The Metro hater's guide to customizing Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Summary: If your daily work involves mostly Windows desktop apps, the default arrangement of icons isn't exactly conducive to productivity. The solution: Clear away the clutter and build a cleaner, more personal Start screen.

Topics: Windows, Enterprise Software, Hardware, Developer


Ed Bott is an award-winning technology writer with more than two decades' experience writing for mainstream media outlets and online publications. He has served as editor of the U.S. edition of PC Computing and managing editor of PC World; both publications had monthly paid circulation in excess of 1 million during his tenure. He is the a... Full Bio

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