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In this tutorial I will show you which configurations you need to make inside Task Scheduler in order to force Windows 8 to boot directly to Desktop.

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If you have desktop PC or laptop without touchscreen, there is no reason to see the Start screen when you login into Windows 8. In this tutorial I will show you which configurations you need to make inside Task Scheduler in order to force Windows 8 to boot directly to Desktop and bypass the Start screen.


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To get started follow steps below:

Step 1: Press Win+Q on your keyboard to lunch app search Charm bar and then type task scheduler inside search field.

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Step 2: From left pane lunch Task Scheduler app.

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Step 3: When Task Scheduler window opens up, inside right pane under Actions click on Create Basic Task.

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Step 4: Give your task a name using something that will help you to easily remember it in future. In my example I will be using WinDeskBoot. Also make sure you add a short description and click Next button.

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Step 5: Now under Trigger section, set it to When I Log On and then click Next button.

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Step 6: Under Action section, the default selected option is Start a program, so leave it as it is and click Next.

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Step 7: Now under Program/script field type %systemroot%\explorer.exe and click Next.

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Step 8: If everything went fine you should see below window. Click Finish.

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Step 9: Now restart your computer and next time when you login into your Windows 8 account, the Start screen will show up for 2 seconds and then it will go directly to your desktop.

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  On December 26, 2012(1 year, 3 months ago.)
  • Scubadog

    And why would I want to do this? A lame tip for people too simplistic to handle change.


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