[How To] Launch All Applications from Desktop in Windows 8

Last Updated On : Friday, November 22, 2013
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Without using start menu or tiles how to open/launch the applications in windows 8 and also how to get the list of installed apps in a specific location. Here we have tutorial to do the same.

How To Steps:
1. Right Click on the Desktop and Click New->Shortcut.

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2. Now in the prompted window type
           

Explorer Shell:AppsFolder

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3. Now enter name as All Programs and Click Finish.

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4. A new shortcut icon will be created in your desktop as below.

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5. Open the shortcut and you can able to see all the installed apps in one place. You can also launch the applications from this place.

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