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Pin any type of File or Folder to Windows 8 Start Screen with Pin to 8

Posted In Windows - By Raja Kumar on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 With No Comments »

The default start screen in windows 8 offers a lot to options to help you customize the objects like tile sizes and also change the background images and themes. The feature missing in the option menu is the ability to put any folder or file as a tile in start screen. Just think, You are working on an important document and on every reboot you want immediate access to that file and so, ability to pin that file in start screen helps a lot.

There is a freeware tool available to help you accomplish this task and it’s name is Pin to 8. It is a tool which helps the users in pinning files and folders to start screen of windows 8. And hence, users get ability to quickly access the file and start working on it. This app does not require any installation to run, it is portable.

Pin any type of File or Folder to Windows 8 Start Screen with Pin to 8

The main user interface has two option called Pin a file and Pin a folder. Click them and select the file or folder to be pinned on start screen and last thing you need to specify is whether file should be pinned to start screen or taskbar.

Pin any type of File or Folder to Windows 8 Start Screen with Pin to 8

Features available in this app:

  • Any type of file can be pinned.
  • Any folder can be pinned.
  • Even pen drives can be pinned.
  • Control Panel items like network connections, power options, etc can be pinned.
  • Libraries can be pinned.
  • Run command like shell objects can also be pinned.
  • Drag and drop method is available for pinning files and folders.

This app is available free of cost, download it here.

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Raja Kumar comes from India and loves writing about technology, scientific things and tech.