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  1.    05 Feb 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    Windows 10

    Pin/Unpin is missing from right click context menu


    Hi guys

    I reinstalled windows 10 on my laptop and after that the pin/unpin options is missing from the context menu (right click) to pin/unpin tiles from the startmenu.

    Any ideas?
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  2.    05 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    I might add that Ive tried uninstalling the antivirus (Malwarebytes) without any change in my problem.
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  3.    05 Feb 2016 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    Ive read somewhere in this forum that some guy did some change in the registry that solved this, but unfortunattely he didnt say what change. And I cant get in touch with him now.
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  4.    05 Feb 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2016
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    Hi there,

    How about open the Start Menu > All apps > right click on any desired apps and try to pin/unpin from there.
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  5.    05 Feb 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Private View Post
    Hi there,

    How about open the Start Menu > All apps > right click on any desired apps and try to pin/unpin from there.
    Well I wish it was that simple But as I wrote "the pin/unpin options is missing from the context menu (right click) to pin/unpin tiles from the startmenu."

    So that is my problem, those menu options are missing, only one option "more" is present.
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  6.    05 Feb 2016 #6
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    windows 10 Home threshold2

    1st suggestion :
    Run a system file check to look for corrupt file. It will try to do repair if any found.

    Right click at Start button > click Command Prompt (Admin) > at the flashing prompt, copy/paste this.......
    sfc /scannow

    > press Enter.
    It will take quite sometime.
    When finished, it will give you one of the 3 reports...............(paraphrasing)
    1. No integrity violation.
    2. Found corrupt files and repair successful.
    3. Found corrupt files but unable to repair.

    If the report is #1, your solution lies elsewhere.
    If the report is #2, check if your problems have been resolved.
    If the report is #3, use this method................
    In the same Command Prompt (Admin) windows, copy and paste this command...........

    dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

    > press Enter.
    Again it will take some time.
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  7.    05 Feb 2016 #7
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    @joeyTribbiani
    Do you have the option to Pin to Start anywhere else in the system?
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  8.    05 Feb 2016 #8
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    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint

    I have seen a few right-click issues and lost ability to Minimize or Maximize/Restore windows when Tablet Mode is enabled, either inadvertently or accidentally.
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  9.    05 Feb 2016 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    @joeyTribbiani
    Do you have the option to Pin to Start anywhere else in the system?
    No unfortunattely not.
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  10.    05 Feb 2016 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by Berton View Post
    I have seen a few right-click issues and lost ability to Minimize or Maximize/Restore windows when Tablet Mode is enabled, either inadvertently or accidentally.
    Not in tablet mode either... I have some computers with windows 10 and no problem until this...
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