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Click the down arrow at the bottom left of the screen.

You see the oddly organized list of all your programs. If you followed along with the finger-based exercises, you should see a pattern here.

Click in the lower-right corner. There’s a tiny icon down there — it looks like a minus sign. The effect is the same as pinching the screen with your fingers.

To get back to the Start screen, press the Windows key on your keyboard.

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