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    Is it possible to disable the Metro screen from Windows 8 Developer preview version? How to do it?

    I know this sounds a bit odd but I want to disable the Metro screen from Windows 8 Developer preview version as it annoys me most of the time when ever I go for the start button, so is it possible to disable the Metro screen from Windows 8 Developer preview version? How to do it?



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    Re: Is it possible to disable the Metro screen from Windows 8 Developer preview version? How to do it?

    Yes, it is possible to disable the Metro screen but Windows 8 is mainly known for the Metro screen but still you can do it. You just have to follow the given steps,

    STEP 1: Open start metro window -> Go for search and type regedit and open the application.

    STEP 2: Inside regedit naviagate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Explorer

    STEP 3: Double click the the key labelled RPEnabled and change the Value Data from 1 to 0 and Click Ok.

    STEP 4: Now click the start button you can see the old start menu as usual.

    To make it simple you can download the Windows 8 Developer previous tweaker to do the same above process CLICK HERE!! to download the tweaker.
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    Re: Is it possible to disable the Metro screen from Windows 8 Developer preview version? How to do it?

    Yes it is possible with the windows 8 version in the way of providing the system with the good installation and then you can go through the display options of the system and then you can find it in control panel so metro screen can be disabled in this way.

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    Re: Is it possible to disable the Metro screen from Windows 8 Developer preview version? How to do it?

    1) Click Start Menu>> run>> type "regedit".
    2) Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Explorer.


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    3) Modify the RPEnabled Key to "0" replacing the Default Value "1".
    4) To get the Metro User Interface, change the Value back to "1".

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    Re: Is it possible to disable the Metro screen from Windows 8 Developer preview version? How to do it?

    Offcourse you can disable the Metro screen from Windows 8 Developer preview version.

    To disable the Metro screen from Windows 8 Developer preview version, you have to follow some steps :


    Steps :
    1. Go to Metro Screen
    2. Go to Search
    3. Type “Regdit”
    4. Now Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Explorer
    5. Then Double click “RPEnabled”
    6. Change Value from “1” to “0”
    7. Click “Ok”
    8. Done !!

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    Re: Is it possible to disable the Metro screen from Windows 8 Developer preview version? How to do it?

    Yes it is possible to disable the Metro screen by changing the registry key value

    Follow these instructions to disable the Metro screen


    • Press win+I to open the Settings
    • Then type the Run in the search
    • Now select the Run command
    • Then type the regedit in the search box then press enter
    • It will open the registry editor
    • Then navigate to the key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Explorer
    • Then double click on the key reEnabled and change the value to 0
    • Then click on ok
    • By changing the value of the key the Metro screen will be disabled immediately.

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