In Pictures: 8 ways to customise Windows 8

Here are eight ways that you can customise your installation of Windows 8 Consumer Preview.

Un-install or un-pin unneeded Metro apps

This is another simple and obvious way to tighten up the layout of the Start Metro panel -- just un-install (or un-pin from the Start Metro panel) any app and widget that comes preinstalled on the Windows 8 Consumer Preview that you don’t need or want to use. Right-click on its panel and select “Uninstall” or “Unpin from Start.”

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