In Windows 8, modern applications (Installed Windows Store) Could not be accessed from desktop (Ie the system does not allow creation shortcuts for the respective applications on desktop), users need to open The Start Screen to launch such an application. In Windows 8.1 However, modern applications could be fixed (pine) the Taskbar for faster access to them, although even in this system it was not possible to create shortcuts on desktop.
With the launch Windows 10Microsoft made some significant changes in terms modern applicationsThey can now be launched from Start menu (Reintroduced in special system for PC users) and run in windowsDirectly from desktop. Also, although modern applications do not offer gender options Create a Shortcut or Sent to Desktop when right-click on them, users who want to create shortcuts on desktop for modern applications favorite can do so without resorting to third-party programsFollowing the instructions below.
How to add shortcuts of modern applications on desktop in Windows 10 Preview?
- open Start Menu
- then select a modern application si pull her desktop to create a shortcut of this (repeat for all applications for which you want to create shortcuts on desktop)
If you do not want to create shortcuts for modern applications on desktopCPC Windows 10 But to make this happen accidentally, you disable drag & drop in Start Menu:
- open Taskbar and Start Menu Properties (Right-click on an empty space on Taskbar or Start Menu and select Properties menu displayed)
- in tab Start Menu click on the button Customize
- then, in dialogue Customize Start MenuUntick Enable context menus and dragging and dropping
Note: If you have Start Screen enabled in Windows 10 Preview, to be able to create shortcuts of modern applications on desktop you will first need to activate the Start menu (in Taskbar and Start Menu Properties> Start Menu tab check the Use the Start menu instead of the Start screen).
STEALTH SETTINGS - How to create desktop shortcuts for modern apps in Windows 10 Preview