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  1.    29 Jul 2016 #191
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    win 7 pro x64 (upgrade from XP/Pro OEM)
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    It is a set of 6 blue tiles, Apps, Settings, Documents, Photos, Music, and Web and has a search box with the instructions to start typing to search for...
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  2.    29 Jul 2016 #192
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    NW Florida
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    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint

    Give me a minute
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  3.    29 Jul 2016 #193
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    Windows 10 Enterprise and Pro/Windows 7 Enterprise/Linux Mint

    Are you in Tablet Mode?
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  4.    29 Jul 2016 #194
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    win 7 pro x64 (upgrade from XP/Pro OEM)
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    It is a thing like the Cortana box at the bottom, I think. Is it a needed part of setup to finish up?
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  5.    29 Jul 2016 #195
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    I don't think so. Click on the desktop and see if it goes away
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  6.    29 Jul 2016 #196
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    Now it is a long icon or box that reads "search the web and Windows"

    Clicking on the desktop opens a drop down menu starting with View, Sort By...

    I don't want to hang things at this point, so await instructions...
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  7.    29 Jul 2016 #197
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    does it look anything like this

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    Left click on the desktop. It sounds like you right clicked
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  8.    29 Jul 2016 #198
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    It did, but now it is a long box-icon instead. Did I minimize it somehow? It says 'search the web and windows'

    I keep losing full display of the thread and if I display something like your image file this compose box goes blank..
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  9.    29 Jul 2016 #199
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    I can't send images right now because this machine is foreign, as is its 'photoshop' and it would take too much time....
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  10.    29 Jul 2016 #200
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    Left clicking the desktop does nothing. Left clicking the 'icon' I describe restores the tiles...
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