1.    23 Nov 2015 #1
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    Windows Desktop shows nothing


    I just downloaded Windows 10 today. I can't see any icons, desktop, find the start menu or anything else. I read it does dual-monitors but I can't figure out how to switch when I can't see anything. I have an Alienware computer. Should I call Dell or talk to Microsoft support? Or can someone here help? The picture isn't clear but that's my desktop.
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  2.    24 Nov 2015 #2
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    Serbia
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    Probably a driver issue, does it show anything on the right click menu ?
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  3.    24 Nov 2015 #3
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    windows 10

    I'd say your not at the main desktop, try right-clicking in the bottom left corner and click on Desktop at the bottom.
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  4.    24 Nov 2015 #4
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    10 Pro

    Or press and P
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  5.    24 Nov 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Probably a driver issue, does it show anything on the right click menu ?
    Nothing shows up at all. I used my backup and recovery to take it back to windows 8.1. Now I don't know if I want to try again. None of the offered suggestions worked.
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  6.    25 Nov 2015 #6
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    Is there something in BIOS to change default display adapter ?
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  7.    25 Nov 2015 #7
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    Windows 10 Pro 64bit v1709 build 16299.15

    Quote Originally Posted by Jyslinn View Post
    I just downloaded Windows 10 today. I can't see any icons, desktop, find the start menu or anything else. I read it does dual-monitors but I can't figure out how to switch when I can't see anything. I have an Alienware computer. Should I call Dell or talk to Microsoft support? Or can someone here help? The picture isn't clear but that's my desktop.
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