After the launch of Windows 8 Consumer Preview, we received many questions asking differences in between the old Operating System & the latest Operating System. Many users wonder how apps and programs run on the new Operating System.
The latest Operating System has more automatic functions than the previous Operating System. For convenience, users can pin all apps to Start screen.
How to pin apps to desktop in Windows 8 Consumer Preview?
If you like to view all your apps on one screen, just open the Search charm icon. Else, you can type on the Start screen and choose the Apps filter. All apps will be listed in front of you. To search for a specific app, just type the name of that app. To pin any app to the Start screen, first search for that app. Then, right-click on the icon of app. Click on Pin option.
If you want to pin an app to the desktop, just right-click on the icon, choose ‘Advanced’ option. Then click on ‘Pin to taskbar’.