GoToDesktopOnSignIn

Applies To: Windows 8.1

GoToDesktopOnSignIn specifies to go to the desktop instead of Start Screen when signing in or when all the apps on a screen are closed.

Values

true

Specifies to go to the desktop instead of Start Screen when signing in or when all the apps on a screen are closed.

false

Specifies to go to the Start Screen instead of desktop when signing in or when all the apps on a screen are closed.

Note

The default value of GoToDesktopOnSignIn depends on the selected power platform role.

Important

It’s recommended that both settings, GoToDesktopOnSignIn and ShowWindowsStoreAppsOnTaskbar, be set to a consistent value, either both set to true or both set to false.

Valid Passes

offlineServicing

oobeSystem

specialize

Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup | DesktopOptimization | GoToDesktopOnSignIn

Applies To

For a list of the supported Windows® editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

XML Example

The following XML output specifies to go to the desktop on sign in and to show Windows Store apps on the taskbar.

<DesktopOptimization>
     <GoToDesktopOnSignIn>true</GoToDesktopOnSignIn>
     <ShowWindowsStoreAppsOnTaskbar>true</ShowWindowsStoreAppsOnTaskbar>
</DesktopOptimization>

See Also

Concepts

DesktopOptimization
ShowWindowsStoreAppsOnTaskbar