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#Microsoft #Surface RT and Surface Pro registry tweaks to change the start screen Tiles to 3, 4 or 5 rows.

Microsoft Surface registry tweaks you can use to change the Surface RT and Surface Pro start screen Tiles to 3, 4 or 5 rows.

Three Rows of Start Screen Tiles for Surface RT and Surface Pro
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ExplorerScaling
“MonitorSize”=”10.6″

Four Rows of Start Screen Tiles for Surface RT and Surface Pro
Surface RT
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ExplorerScaling
“MonitorSize”=”12.1″

Surface Pro
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Scaling
“MonitorSize”=”13.1″

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell\Grid “Layout_MaximumRowCount”=dword:00000004

Five Rows of Start Screen Tiles for Surface RT and Surface Pro
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ExplorerScaling
“MonitorSize”=”13.1″

Reminder:
HKLM keys will need a system reboot/restart.
HKCU keys needs to be set for every users account.