Therefore, if your user profile is created after the application is installed on the computer, you will not see the application shortcut on your Start screen.
Method 1: Manually add the application to the Start screen
- Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search. Or, if you are using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.
- Type the name of the application, or scroll until you find it.
- Swipe down on or right-click the application.
- Tap or click Pin to Start.
For more information about how to add an application to the Start screen, go to the following Microsoft website:
Method 2: Use the Sysprep tool during deployment (system administrators only)
A system administrator can use the Sysprep tool to customize the default Start screen by using the AppsFolderLayout.bin file. For more information about how to do to this, go to the following Microsoft TechNet website:
Note Using Sysprep in audit mode removes the computer from the Active Directory domain.
Article ID: 2796196 - Last Review: Jan 10, 2013 - Revision: 1