1.    22 Dec 2016 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2016
    Posts : 2
    windows 10

    windows 10 update - lost desktop icon

    hi all, My acer laptop did a windows 10 update and since then i have lost my desktop icons and now i have start boxes on the screen like windows 8 does. How can i get my old desktop icons back as i have set them up just the way i like them, and hate this start boxes

    Im coming close to reformatting and putting ubuntu on

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  2.    22 Dec 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 4,133
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    Welcome to the Ten forums.

    I'll bet your Acer has a touch screen and Windows 10 has put you in tablet mode. Click on the little notification box in lower left. Your Notification / Action Center should open. In the boxes at the bottom look for one labelled "Tablet". Shut it off.

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  3.    26 Dec 2016 #3
    Join Date : Dec 2016
    Posts : 2
    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Yes update turned on the Tablet mode. No I dont have touch screen. Thanks for your reply
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