Windows 10: Tablet with Windows 10 reverted to Apps Screen Solved

  1.    12 Jul 2016 #1

    Tablet with Windows 10 reverted to Apps Screen


    I have a new tablet and all was well until I must've hit something and changed to the screen where all the apps are shown all over the display. I just want the app squares off of my screen. I've googled but I just get the stuff where they added the classic shell so I'm not getting anywhere.

    Thanks in advance,
    Cheryl
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  2. Posts : 20,760
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       12 Jul 2016 #2

    Hello Cheryl, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If pressing the Windows key or Win+D keys don't take you back to your desktop, then check to make sure you have table mode turned off to see your desktop again.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    12 Jul 2016 #3

    When I touch the Win key, I get the Play and Explore and other square boxes (tiles I guess they are called) if I hit it again they disappear but I want them to go away completely. But I did turn tablet mode off.
    Last edited by mohair3; 12 Jul 2016 at 23:37.
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  4.    12 Jul 2016 #4

    So no matter what I do, I get the Start Screen and not the Start Menu.
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  5. Posts : 20,760
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       13 Jul 2016 #5

    In that case, check to see if you may have turned on full screen Start.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html
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  6.    13 Jul 2016 #6

    Thanks...I had to reset the tablet. I somehow got two sign in accounts on it.
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  7. Posts : 20,760
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       13 Jul 2016 #7

    I'm glad you got it sorted, but sorry to hear that you had to reset it.
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  8.    13 Jul 2016 #8

    is there a way to lock the screen so it doesn't do that again?
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  9. Posts : 20,760
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       13 Jul 2016 #9

    It's just a on/off toggle switch if it happens again.
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  10.    13 Jul 2016 #10

    Ok thanks...I did have everything correct before I reset...I hope the toggle is not resetting everytime. lol Thanks for all your help Brink!
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