chrishoffman — 2013-09-12T06:40:31-04:00 — #1
Originally published at: http://www.howtogeek.com/172042/how-to-organize-the-all-apps-list-on-windows-8/
Windows 8 awkwardly forces the Start menu programs list into a flat “All Apps” list. Many programs haven’t been properly updated for this new reality and fill your All Apps list with useless shortcuts to help files, websites, and uninstallers.
cambo — 2013-09-12T08:03:11-04:00 — #2
Wow. This seems like an awful lot of work just to get the 8.1 Start Menu to look functional.
It's for this reason, you will never see Windows 8 in the corporate world. Far, far too much "tweaking".
I'll stay with 7.
paul_d_mcguinne — 2013-09-12T09:36:52-04:00 — #3
Another reason to stick with Windows 7 for sure... Just installing Win 2012 Server, and at least there is no 'Charms' menu on that one (although you still have a stupid Start Menu and pull-out access bar)
jb80120 — 2013-09-12T10:34:09-04:00 — #4
Window 7 rocks! Windows 8 . . . not so much. Yuck.
cambo — 2013-09-12T13:29:47-04:00 — #5
I actually really like Server 2012. It's by far the best server OS Microsoft has ever done. I don't use the GUI so much as the Server Manager feature. You can do everything right from there without actually RDP-ing to a server. Some fantastic features and really quick.
williamwclee — 2013-11-13T22:25:13-05:00 — #6
i don't think it is necessary to rearrange the all apps menu in win 8.
we did this in win 7 because the desktop in win 7 doesn't allow categorization.
the start screen in win 8 is in fact already a desktop with categorization.
thus we don't need to repeat the categorization in the all apps menu.