What to do after installation of Microsoft Windows 8.1 pro

  • This is the desktop you are presented with when you start windows 8.1


  • This is the metro style start screen of windows 8.1

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  • Click on down arrow to get more applications

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  • Here you can see all the applications installed

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  • Click on “Customize”

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  • Now you can give names to group of applications

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  • microsoft name given to a group of applications

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  • You may want to uninstall some metro applicative that you don’t use. to select applications that you want to uninstall right click on it. then click on “uninstall” below.

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  • To resize the tiled application right click on it and click “resize”

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  • select the new size.

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  • the tiles application has been resized

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  • You may want to turn off live tile because it uses internet bandwidth, especially if you don’t use metro applications.
  • Right click on the application and click “turn live tile off”

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  • Store live tile is turned off

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  • If you install application for desktop the those application tile icon would not appear in start screen.
  • To do so you need to select those application as shown below and click on “pin to start”

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  • And you can see firefox tile icon in start screen

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  • Similarly you need to do with other desktop application installed

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  • Start control panel

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  • Click on system to get system info

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  • Click on advanced system settings

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  • To increase the security untick “Allow remote assistance to this computer”

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