1.    04 Oct 2016 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 1
    windows

    Where's my beautiful desktop?


    Hi, hoping you can help
    My desktop is now just apps. I can't see my usual desktop with the files etc, is there a way to fix this? THANKS
    (I have a pic of what it looks like but I'm not sure how to post it.)
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  2.    04 Oct 2016 #2
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10 Pro

    Do you have "Show Desktop Icons Disabled"?

    *right click your desktop and click on views to check*
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  3.    04 Oct 2016 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Australia, Adelaide
    Posts : 1,535
    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.2 MATE (64 bit), W10 Home (64 bit)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nyria View Post
    ...
    (I have a pic of what it looks like but I'm not sure how to post it.)
    Have a look at this tutorial:
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...en-forums.html
    Last edited by lehnerus2000; 04 Oct 2016 at 19:24. Reason: Title
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  4.    04 Oct 2016 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Posts : 53
    Windows 10

    Install classic shell and windows 10 will look like win 7 ...


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  5.    04 Oct 2016 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Melbourne
    Posts : 223
    Win 10 Pro X64

    Go to Settings, Personalization , Start and make sure the "Use Start Full Screen" is turned off
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  6.    04 Oct 2016 #6
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,483
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Quote Originally Posted by Nyria View Post
    Hi, hoping you can help
    My desktop is now just apps. I can't see my usual desktop with the files etc, is there a way to fix this? THANKS
    (I have a pic of what it looks like but I'm not sure how to post it.)
    Hello Nyria, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Double check to see if you may have turned on Tablet mode by mistake.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html
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  7.    04 Oct 2016 #7
    Join Date : Nov 2014
    Posts : 3
    win 7

    Quote Originally Posted by Total View Post
    Install classic shell and windows 10 will look like win 7 ...


    classic shell stopped working after the anniversary update on my machine.
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  8.    04 Oct 2016 #8
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Posts : 53
    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by oscer1 View Post
    classic shell stopped working after the anniversary update on my machine.
    there is a update for classic shell for the anniversary update now .
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  9.    04 Oct 2016 #9
    Join Date : Nov 2014
    Posts : 3
    win 7

    ok will have to check it out. as I like win 7 look better
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  10.    04 Oct 2016 #10
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 834
    Windows 10 Home

    Quote Originally Posted by oscer1 View Post
    ok will have to check it out. as I like win 7 look better

    Developer is a forum member too. Download here -
    Classic Shell - Start menu and other Windows enhancements
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