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Old 11-12-2012, 10:00 PM - Thread Starter
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so far, I've seen a couple solutions. one is free and one is $5.

the free one:
http://vhanla.deviantart.com/art/Windows-8-Start-Screen-Customizer-v1-3-beta-337308916




the pay one is of course by Stardock, masters of the desktop:

the app is called Decor8 and it's $5:

http://www.stardock.com/products/decor8/features.asp

samples from one guy in a windows 8 forum:



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Old 11-13-2012, 12:12 AM
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I wonder if the top one would work in Server 2012.... might give it a try
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I was checking out a "show us your customized start screen" and a lot of people are really keeping their start screen really clean. I actually like having more apps near the surface rather than nestled away...

this guy's was pretty cool:



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