How to change Number of Row of Tiles in Windows 8

How to change Number of Row of Tiles in Windows 8: Windows 8 Tile interface is slowly reaching users mind to understand. But Windows is fixed rows in Start Screen. By default Windows fixes the number of rows based on your monitor size and screen resolution. You can easily change the Rows of Tiles in Windows 8 Metro UI Start screen.

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To change the number of rows you have to change a registry value from 1 to 5 in Windows Regestry. Follow these steps to change the rows in Metro UI.

How to change Number of Row of Tiles in Windows 8

1. Press Win+R to open run.

2.Type “regedit” to open registry.

Regedit
3.If the User Account Control dialog box displays, click Yes to continue.

4.Navigate to the following key in the left pane

[colored_box color=”eg. blue, green, grey, red, yellow”]HKEY_CURRENT_USER\

Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell\Grid[/colored_box]

Dword

5.Look for the Layout_MaximumRowCount value in the list on the right. If not there, select New | DWORD (32-bit) Value from the Edit menu to create a new value.

6.A new value is created. Now rename the value “Layout_MaximumRowCount” (without quotes)

7.Double click on the new value to edit.

Row count
8.Change the Value data from 1 to 5.

9.Close the Registry Editor.

10.Logout and login to change to take effect.

Rahul is the Editor-in-Chief at Thetechhacker, PhoneSetter and TheWearableNews. After realizing an obsession with technology, he left his job career to write about technology.
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