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Roaming layout for applications in Windows 8

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New StartIf you’re like most Windows 8 users, you’ve gone hog wild on all the new Style apps that are available and reorganized them on the START page.  You’ve spent time moving tiles around, shrinking some, enlarging others, putting them into groups, etc.

If you’re like most computer users however, you’ve also got more than one PC.  So the question arises:

Q: How can I sync my START PAGE LAYOUT across all my Windows 8 PCs?

It turns out that your layout is stored here:

Basically, here’s the steps that are required:

  1. Install all your apps
  2. Overwrite the file “appsFolder.itemdata-ms”
  3. Logout / log back in

Layout synchronization has been requested as a feature request, lets wait update.


Written by Arman Obosyan

08/10/2012 at 11:07 am

Posted in @ Microsoft

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