1. Joined : Mar 2016
    Posts : 10
    W10
       12 Mar 2016 #1

    desktop view


    In W10 .... how do I switch from the start screen (with tiles) to a desktop with conventional icons?
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,422
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       12 Mar 2016 #2

    Hello wdc,

    It sounds like you may be in tablet mode. If so, turning it off will allow you to see the desktop.

    Tablet Mode - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
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  3. Joined : Mar 2016
    Posts : 10
    W10
       12 Mar 2016 #3

    Brink: Thanks. I <believe> I have turned off tablet Mode But I still don't see how to switch from the Start tiles view to Desktop. ??
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,422
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       12 Mar 2016 #4

    In that case press the Windows+D keys to see if that takes you to your desktop.

    If it does, then you may have Start set to full screen.

    Start Full-screen - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
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  5. Joined : Mar 2016
    Posts : 18
    W 7
       12 Mar 2016 #5

    I googled for that answer myself and I was told to go to IE options/programs and check open with desktop. I am not at my laptop and not sure of the wording, but it gives you 2 options one to open on the tile screen or desktop. Worked for me.

    I use FF but it still worked.
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