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  1.    24 Jan 2017 #11
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 76
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64 (Insider)
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    That's for the Task Bar. Bree is right, it's all about that Database folder. I'm looking around to see what others have done with it.
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  2.    26 Jan 2017 #12
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 369
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by spunk View Post
    Did you follow the path in post #5?
    How is that path relevant to the issue at hand?
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  3.    27 Jan 2017 #13
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 76
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64 (Insider)
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    With the right search term, TileDataLayer, it was easy finding past discussion of this, such as here:
    Removing dead icons from Start menu All Apps

    It looks like the vedatamodel.edb file is the key. Removing that, either via another profile, or better, via a recovery environment, should reset Start.

    I would have tried that, but didn't want to lose everything else in the menu. Instead, I mounted the latest Win10 ISO and installed that on top of what I had, which is basically doing an "upgrade" while remaining on the same version. Sometimes doing that can resolve weird issues like this, and fortunately, it did. Those two icons are gone.
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