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#1 Neu B

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:32

Is there a setting for that? I don't want to install any 3rd party stuff.




#2 Vinylchan

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:33

A few ricing guides led me to this program a few days ago,
http://winaero.com/c...omment.news.215



#3 OP Neu B

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:38

A few ricing guides led me to this program a few days ago,
http://winaero.com/c...omment.news.215

Thank you for answering, but, I do not want to install something to get rid of something.



#4 Hum

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:42

A small percentage of users who have upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 are now looking for a way to hide or disable the Start button in Windows 8.1. Unfortunately, as of now, there is no software designed to disable or hide the Start button in Windows 8.1.

 

http://www.intowindo...in-windows-8-1/



#5 Vinylchan

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:42

Oh, it's not a program that needs to be installed.

It is freeware, portable application which does not require .NET Framework or installation.

 

And I don't think there really is a conventional way to disable it



#6 Atomic Wanderer Chicken

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:43

LOL, there are 3 start buttons now, one on the keyboard, one in the charms and one on the task bar

 

 

To answer the question, I don't believe the start button can be disabled. 



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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:44

Is there a setting for that?

No.



#8 chrisj1968

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:45

A small percentage of users who have upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 are now looking for a way to hide or disable the Start button in Windows 8.1. Unfortunately, as of now, there is no software designed to disable or hide the Start button in Windows 8.1.

 

http://www.intowindo...in-windows-8-1/

 

I use classic start menu. got rid of the 8.1 start menu



#9 OP Neu B

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:45

Thank you all. I'm thinking MS hates option LOL



#10 Vinylchan

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:46

LOL, there are 3 start buttons now, one on the keyboard, one in the charms and one on the task bar

 

There was always 3 >.>



#11 ShockD

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:47

They should totally add an option to disable it in their future updates. You're not the only one want it gone.



#12 xendrome

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:47

Ignore it? it was always there, the functionality, even in Windows 8. Why exactly is this an issue now that it is visible?



#13 Vinylchan

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:50

Ignore it? it was always there, the functionality, even in Windows 8. Why exactly is this an issue now that it is visible?

 

Since there was always a button in the corner, some people prefer to have more space on their taskbar



#14 +warwagon

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:51

It's funny how the ones who wanted a way to have / turn a non hidden start button on were getting a bunch of crap from the ones that now want a way to turn it off! :laugh:



#15 OP Neu B

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 22:52

Ignore it? it was always there, the functionality, even in Windows 8. Why exactly is this an issue now that it is visible?

Do you not like to have options?