1.    01 Sep 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 105
    Windows 10

    Start Menu Stuck on Desktop - Won't Exit


    A family member's W10 computer won't exit the start menu. It is stuck on the desk top and I can't figure out how to make it go away. It is preventing programs from starting. Even the installation of the Anniversary update did not correct this issue. I've attached a screen shot. Clicking on the start icon does nothing.

    I am at a loss to fix this so any suggestions would be welcome.

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  2.    01 Sep 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,511
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello Gator,

    It sounds like they may have tablet mode turned on. If so, turning off tablet mode should allow them to be able to go to the desktop.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html

    In addition, they may also wish to turn off full screen Start if on.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    01 Sep 2016 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 105
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!! Saved my sanity!! Not sure how the heck that got turned on, but it did. Will creating a restore point save this setting if it gets messed up again?
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  4.    01 Sep 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,511
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    You're most welcome.

    It can, but you can easily turn it on/off without a restore point.
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