1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Riverside, CA
    Posts : 6
    Windows 10
       05 Aug 2015 #1

    Recent place, all programs, task bar, sleep mode and monitor questions

    I got Windows 10 yesterday. Here's some things I've noticed or problems I've encountered.

    - Where did recent places go in File Explorer?
    - Where did the All Programs shortcut go above All Apps go in the Start Menu? I swear it was there after install.
    - When my PC would go to Sleep Mode and I try awakening it sometimes it wouldn't, or my monitor wouldn't come back on. Once I had to unplug the power from my monitor and then it came on.
    - So I turned Sleep Mode off, but now when I turn my monitor off then back on I get a "Dee Doo Dee" sound ans sometimes half the Task Bar and Desktop Icons are missing making me reboot.

    None of these existed before I upgraded. Loving it so far, minus these issues. Anyone?
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Riverside, CA
    Posts : 6
    Windows 10
       06 Aug 2015 #2

    No one?
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  3. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 191
    Windows 10 Pro (x64)
       06 Aug 2015 #3

    engineco16 said: View Post
    - Where did recent places go in File Explorer?
    It is now called "Quick Access"

    - Where did the All Programs shortcut go above All Apps go in the Start Menu? I swear it was there after install.
    There was no such shortcut in Windows 10. It is "All Apps" you are thinking of.
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 10
    W-10 Pro
       20 Aug 2015 #4

    Desktop & Taskbar ICONS disappear after reboot

    I've had a similar problem ... after a reboot the desktop and taskbar icons are gone. The start button, search and task view icons are all that are visible.

    If I mouse the start button or hit the start button on my keyboard the laptop starts what appears to be another reboot, but doesn't really do so.

    I end up having to shut down the laptop and all appears to come back normal after that event.

    I don't have any sleep, snooze or any such items turned on.

    I've updated 3 laptops to W-10 Pro from W-7 Pro and all have gone reasonably smooth, but I've been experiencing this one offbeat thing on one of the machines.

    I'm considering doing a 'clean install' now in the hopes that might cure, but thought I would ask here first about the weird happenings.
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