Computer and Software Support

How to access Start or Tiles 

Windows 8 and 8.1

Here is how to access Start or Tiles. Click your operating system


NOTE: In Windows 8, programs are called Apps


Windows 8

  1. Put the cursor on the far right bottom corner or right top corner.

  2. A menu will appear

  1. Click on the Window's logo



Windows 8.1

When you click Start


 It shows the programs you have on your computer



However it does not show all your programs. To see all the programs, you have on your computer, click the down arrow (If you have new apps installed, they will be listed here as well)



Now you will see the following



If you want a program that shows on the full list to show up on the regular Start Menu or Task Bar, click the links below

Pin program to Start Menu

Pin Program to Taskbar


For instructions on updating an App, click here