Access the Apps screen with a self-made Start button

Drag the pinned icon to the left side of the taskbar

Once your custom Start button appears on the taskbar, drag it all the way to the left side of the taskbar, as shown in Figure G. As you can see, using the green Orb icon and positioning it at the end of the taskbar really makes the desktop look like Windows 7.

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