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#1 Deep_Level_Shark

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 02:53

How to search a Program from windows 8 desktop ?

I'm windows 8 Desktop (i.e Window key + D). I want to search a Program name from Desktop.

Is it possible ?


#2 Dot Matrix

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 02:59

There is no search on the desktop aside from the ingrained search bar in Explorer windows.

Go to Start, type the name of the app you're looking for, press 'Enter'.

You're done.

#3 OP Deep_Level_Shark

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:05

There is no search on the desktop aside from the ingrained search bar in Explorer windows.

Go to Start, type the name of the app you're looking for, press 'Enter'.

You're done.


How to go to Start ? I don't see any Start in windows 8 Desktop.

#4 link6155

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:09

How to go to Start ? I don't see any Start in windows 8 Desktop.

I can't tell if you're being a troll or serious :|

He's clearly referring to the Start Screen. Put your mouse in the bottom right or top right corner to show the charms menu. Then, click on "search". From here, you can search through all your applications, settings, etc.

#5 Dot Matrix

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:10

How to go to Start ? I don't see any Start in windows 8 Desktop.


Christ, have you been living under a rock? Or are you just trolling?


Go to the lower left corner of your screen, and press your mouse button.

OR Go to the top right of your screen, and active Charms.

OR press the damn button on your keyboard.


#6 OP Deep_Level_Shark

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:24

Christ, have you been living under a rock? Or are you just trolling?


Go to the lower left corner of your screen, and press your mouse button.

- when I do this ...I get Task Manager , Toolbar , show desktop etc ..

OR Go to the top right of your screen, and active Charms. .....there is no Charms also....do you press any key to activate charms ?

OR press the damn button on your keyboard. ......which button ?


This is not troll.......

I can't tell if you're being a troll or serious :|

Put your mouse in the bottom right or top right corner to show the charms menu. Then, click on "search". From here, you can search through all your applications, settings, etc.


Do you press any key to get the charms menu ?

#7 rfirth

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:26

Do you press any key to get the charms menu ?


Just push the Windows key on your keyboard... opens the start screen. Then just start typing.

Now, to answer your question about the charms bar... Win key + C.

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:28

You can go to the upper right corner of the screen with your mouse, bring up the charms bar, click search, but it will not search in the files, just apps! My Solution for finding files is : open my computer, click on C:. then type in your search query in the search box there!

#9 OP Deep_Level_Shark

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:28

Just push the Windows key on your keyboard... opens the start screen. Then just start typing.

Now, to answer your question about the charms bar... Win key + C.


Awesome ....both works.....thanks

#10 PUC_Snakeman

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:34

There are better ways to learn Windows 8.
You might try looking at:
http://windows.micro.../windows/how-to

#11 bettywhite

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 11:40

hi,
try this i think it might help.
Start Search works almost exactly like Start Menu Search from Windows 7. From the desktop, just tap WINKEY (or CTRL + ESC) and start typing. The standard Search experience appears, with a search pane on the right featuring Apps, Settings, and Files entries, plus icons for each Metro-style app that also supports searching.