Now, you can also add your default Windows 8 Screen on your desktop and resize it with the helps of third party application ImmersiveTaille. ImmersiveTaille is a portable app which allows you to merge the traditional desktop and new home screen of Windows 8. With this way you can access the Windows 8 Screen directly from the desktop, no need to go tot the start screen page. It is a free multilingual application, with support for English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Dutch and German.
Not only you can add the start screen on your Windows 8 desktop, but also configure the start screen to appear at the top, bottom, right or left of the screen in an overlay, or in full screen but with the taskbar still in view. You can change all these thing from the Advance setting of the application.
How to Add Windows 8 Start Screen on Desktop and Customize it
Step 1. As we mention above that the application is portable you don’t have to install it on your Windows 8 desktop. Download the application and run it on your desktop to add the Windows 8 start screen and customize it.
Step 2. Run the application from your desktop and now from the application basic settings you canchoose the location of start screen such as top, bottom, right, left or full screen + takskbar. Just save the setting and changes are applied within a second, no need to restart the windows.
Step 3. To resize the Start screen on your Windows 8 desktop, go to the advance setting of the application and specify custom width and height dimensions for it; all you have to do is input your desired values and hit Load.
Step 4. From the setting tab you can also set the time the screen stays open before it closes automatically or add the application in the Windows notification area. Also add the auto shutdown time on the application.
One of the nice application for windows 8 users to add windows 8 start screen on the desktop. We tested this application on our Windows 64 bit edition and it works like a charm.