In this article we are going to explain how to pin Desktop items to the Windows 8 Start Screen. Here's how to pin any item from the Desktop to the Metro Start Screen.
Procedure for Pinning Desktop Items in Windows 8
First we go to the Windows 8 Start Screen and then click on the Desktop tile.
Now select the app we want to see on the Start Screen. Then right-click any app, folder, file or document and select "Pin to Start" from the "Context menu".
Hit the Windows Key to toggle back to Metro and we'll see the app you just pinned.
To unpin an item from the Metro Start Screen, right-click on it. Then select "Unpin" from Start on the menu bar that pops up.