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Starting Windows Apps with Grid 3

Both Windows 8 and Windows 10 include apps ( e.g. calculator, camera, maps, mail).

Apps work differently to programmes, so cannot be launched from Grid 3 using a Start program command on its own.

We have created this Windows App Launcher grid set, which you can copy cells from to add into your own grid sets.

You will see that these cells use the Start program command alongside WindowsPowerShell and the relevant app code (see table below).

App App code
Available networks ms-availablenetworks:
Bing news bingnews:
Bing weather bingweather:
Calculator calculator:
Calendar outlookcal:
Camera microsoft.windows.camera:
Facebook fb:
Groove music mswindowsmusic:
Mail outlookmail:
Maps bingmaps:
Movies & TV mswindowsvideo:
MS Edge microsoft-edge:
OneNote onenote:
Paint3D ms-paint:
People ms-people:
Settings ms-settings:
Solitaire collection xboxliveapp-1297287741:
Store ms-windows-store:
Twitter twitter:
Voice recorder ms-callrecording:
Windows Defender windowsdefender:


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