Windows 10: no desktop tiles Solved

  1.    20 Dec 2015 #1

    no desktop tiles


    I recently installed 10 on 2 laptops. Desktop tiles were missing in both. Instead of the expected win 10 start button, my start corner shops the familiar 8 icon. I have tried for days to find a solution online, with zero success. Any help will be appreciated
    Last edited by chuckbowers; 21 Dec 2015 at 15:51.
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       21 Dec 2015 #2

    The Windows 10 start button looks like the Windows 8 start button, but the Windows icon is smaller. If you can't find the new Windows 10 start menu, perhaps you are using a start menu replacement program like Start8/Classic Shell that has carried over from Windows 8.
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       21 Dec 2015 #3

    Can you please elaborate on your problem?
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  4.    21 Dec 2015 #4

    You said: View Post
    Can you please elaborate on your problem?
    OK, I have the Windows 8(10) start button, but not a tile in sight. Instead, I have the classic win 8 desktop when I click.
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  5.    21 Dec 2015 #5

    chuckbowers said: View Post
    OK, I have the Windows 8(10) start button, but not a tile in sight. Instead, I have the classic win 8 desktop when I click.

    Finally solved it myself. After countless hours of searching and trying, I found a dastardly simple solution:

    Simply AT STARTUP, CLICK ONCE ON THE START BUTTON. THAT DELIVERS THE TILELESS WINDOWS DESKTOP. CLICK A SECOND TIME AND THE TILED VERSION APPEARS, MAGICALLY!!

    I am surprised and disappointed that someone (e.g. Microsoft) dint report it earlier.
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