With Windows 8.1, a new Start Screen was introduced but if you prefer seeing the list of applications installed on your computer whenever you press the Window Start Button Key, this is really possible meaning you can change the settings and make the window 8.1 start button open the all apps view instead. just follow the simple steps bellow carefully.
How To Make Windows 8.1 Start Button Key Open The All Apps View
This settings can be done in the taskbar properties settings,
- Open the taskbar property setting, don’t know how ? right click on the Taskbar and choose properties OR simply search for “Taskbar” with the window 8’s in-built search bar.
- Check this option “Show the Apps view automatically when I go to Start” and also check this option too “When I sign in or close all apps on a screen, go to the desktop instead of Start”.
Note : If “When I sign in or close all apps on a screen, go to the desktop instead of Start” option is not check, whenever you boot your computer it will show the all apps view.