No question about it, Bill Pytylovany has done it again! Officially released is WinPatrol 2013, version 26.0.2013, which Bill has enhanced for Windows 8. It works with either Windows 8 or Windows 8 Professional. However, there (currently at least) is not an App for Windows RT so it will not work on Windows RT.
Although additional features specific to Windows 8 will be added to WinPatrol in the future, for people using Windows 8 who want to go directly to the desktop, you can use WinPatrol to easily make that happen. With File Explorer (explorer.exe) as a Start up Program will cause Windows 8 to switch to the desktop mode. To add explorer.exe (or other programs) to Start up is easy with WinPatrol:Adding Programs to Start up
- Right-click Scotty in the system tray and click "Display Startup Info..." Accept the UAC prompt.
- At the bottom of the Start up Programs tab, click the Add button
- Navigate to the location of the program to be added, locate and highlight the .exe file and click Open (explorer.exe is located in the C:\Windows directory).
See Bits from Bill: WinPatrol 2013 Enhanced for Windows 8
for additional information.
For anyone wondering, although the latest version update addresses Windows 8 features, WinPatrol runs on Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7, Windows 8 including x64 versions. Download WinPatrol 26.0.2013