1. anon(5818411)'s Avatar
    I hate the start screen in windows 8. I also hate that i need to go to it to go into an app.

    There is so much wasted space on the desktop screen, why can't I just have a live tile on the screen that I actually use?

    Is there a program that will let me put Live Tiles on my desktop screen?

    I will stick to downloading programs if this isn't fixed, I had to download modern mix just to run apps on my desktop...
    Last edited by khehl; 09-21-2014 at 11:53 PM.
    09-21-2014 11:39 PM
  2. anon(5818411)'s Avatar
    so far after a lot of digging

    This Metrosidebar is the best solution so far metrosidebar . com (yes there is spaces because I can't post links)
    09-22-2014 12:06 AM
  3. Kavu2's Avatar
    Alternatively....
    From Winaero.com blog, this hack...
    Launch any Modern app from desktop without going to Metro screen | Winaero
    09-23-2014 01:37 PM
  4. Solidgamez's Avatar
    the live tile pinning isn't in W8.1 with a bit of luck it will in Threshold.
    09-23-2014 01:51 PM
  5. anon(5818411)'s Avatar
    Kavu2,

    I have downloaded Modern Mix to launch Metro Apps on my desktop and I can Pin them to my Task Bar if I wanted.

    I want visually see updates of my stocks, rss feeds, sport feeds, emails, agenda and notes on my destop.

    I have also downloaded Metro Sidebar but the app selection for it is very scarce so i disabled it.
    09-24-2014 12:58 PM

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