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Date: 2013nov4
OS: Windows 8.1

Q.  How can I boot to the desktop?

A.  If you aren't already in the desktop do Window-D.

Right-click on the task bar (that's the thing at the bottom)

Properties > Navigation 

[X] When I sign in or close all apps, go to the desktop instead of Start

[X] Show my desktop background on Start