Windows 10: desktop changed, floating start menu, no settings, etc..

  1.    01 Sep 2015 #1

    desktop changed, floating start menu, no settings, etc..


    I"m not sure what I did, but my desktop has changed. I tried to attach a screenshot, but don't think I did it correctly.

    Here's what it looks like when I touch the start button.
    -My start menu items are floating sort of to the right, in the position they normall are.
    -However, this is where it gets wierd.
    -Veritically, on the left
    1. Start button
    2. a button which brings up All Programs
    3. Power button
    <large blank space>
    4. All the way at the top, a button which when clicked shows most used apps.

    Joe
    Kalispell, Montana
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails desktop.jpg  
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  2.    01 Sep 2015 #2

    Hi,
    Welcome to the forum

    It looks like you have accidentally turned on Tablet Mode

    If you go to the Action Centre and click Tablet Mode it should turn it off and return to normal

    More Info
    Tablet Mode - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    01 Sep 2015 #3

    Thank you paul, that's what it looks like. But, how do I access settings while in tablet mode?

    Joe
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    01 Sep 2015 #4

    NM...I was able to access setting in the alphabitized start menu..:-)
    Joe
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    01 Sep 2015 #5

    joemontana said: View Post
    NM...I was able to access setting in the alphabitized start menu..:-)
    Joe
    Cool, easy was to click on notification icon in task bar. just in case if you need to know for in future... good thing is you have already figured it out anyways.
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