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Video tip: Add a tile to the Windows 8 Start Screen

Sometimes you have to create a tile on the Windows 8 Start Screen manually. This video shows you how.

We have had several email requests from Windows and Office Blog readers asking how they can create a tile on the Windows 8 Start Screen for an application they have installed. The answer is surprisingly simple, yet frustratingly non-obvious.

Matt Nawrocki took a blog post I published in November 2012, Quick Tip: Create a tile on the Windows 8 Start Screen, and turned into this video that shows you how it is done.

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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to BreakingModern.com, aNewDomain.net, and TechRepublic.

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