Need some sticky apps? Sure, let’s pin them to the Start Menu
An intuitive feature of Windows 8 Consumer Preview is the ability to pin apps to the start menu for ease of access. This allows users to easily access the programs and applications via metro menu. In order to pin apps like Computer, Control Panel or any other apps to metro menu, follow this short guide:
1. StepMove your mouse cursor to the extreme top right and click Search. Now type in any name. I typed in Paint.
2. StepRight click the app Paint and select Pin to Start
In a similar manner, you can pin any application to the start menu.