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  1.    11 Oct 2015 #1
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    Windows 10 shows the apps names different or odd


    Windows 10 shows the apps names different or odd


    Hey there,
    It has been a few days I have installed windows 10 on my pc. Windows default apps names are Strange.Heres a photo:
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  2.    11 Oct 2015 #2
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    Forever West
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    Apparently you have different things on your Win10, I have nothing identifiable with what you show but then the full names aren't all visible, can't see what they are. I have no Other entry in my list. Does the @ symbol before the names suggest something involving texting, maybe involving a Smart Phone?
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  3.    11 Oct 2015 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Berton View Post
    Apparently you have different things on your Win10, I have nothing identifiable with what you show but then the full names aren't all visible, can't see what they are. I have no Other entry in my list. Does the @ symbol before the names suggest something involving texting, maybe involving a Smart Phone?
    I have the compelet names and no smartphone is connected but they are system apps like maps or calendar and thanks for answering.
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  4.    11 Oct 2015 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by rostami View Post
    I have the compelet names and no smartphone is connected but they are system apps like maps or calendar and thanks for answering.
    I have Maps and Calendar but nothing unusual about the names or tiles.
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  5.    11 Oct 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Berton View Post
    I have Maps and Calendar but nothing unusual about the names or tiles.
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    I have no idea why mine is like that.
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  6.    11 Oct 2015 #6
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    @ rostami:

    Open the Store/Downloads and Updates, they need to be updated or possibly reinstalled.
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  7.    11 Oct 2015 #7
    Join Date : Feb 2015
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    I can't help fix it, but to me it looks like your start menu is showing links for:
    C:\Users\YourNameHere\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Application Shortcuts
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    instead of:
    C:\Users\YourNameHere\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
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  8.    11 Oct 2015 #8
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    Make a new account and see if it happens there. If the new account is OK this means your %localappdata%\TileDataLayer\Database is corrupt.

    To fix it you need to copy the contents of this folder from an account that works to your existing account. There are some instructions here Resetting Win 10 Start Menu - Windows 10 Forums
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  9.    13 Oct 2015 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by halasz View Post
    Make a new account and see if it happens there. If the new account is OK this means your %localappdata%\TileDataLayer\Database is corrupt.

    To fix it you need to copy the contents of this folder from an account that works to your existing account. There are some instructions here Resetting Win 10 Start Menu - Windows 10 Forums
    Thanks You are right.Everything was ok there(administrator account).but where is %localappdata%\TileDataLayer\Database ?
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  10.    13 Oct 2015 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by rostami View Post
    Thanks You are right.Everything was ok there(administrator account).but where is %localappdata%\TileDataLayer\Database ?
    %localappdata% is a shortcut to C:\Users\<your name>\AppData\Local. It is hidden by default - you need to enable viewing them. Hidden Files, Folders, and Drives - Show in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums. This isn't required though to fix this.

    To correct this error (as described in the link above) you need 3 accounts. I've assumed your original account is rostami here - you'll need to change where it is red it if it is something else

    • Create administrator account A and sign on and off.
    • Create administrator account B and sign on.
    • Copy the TileDataLayer database from account A to your original account. From elevated command prompt enter this:
      Code:
      xcopy /herky "C:\Users\B\TileDataLayer\Database" "C:\Users\rostami\TileDataLayer\Database\"
    • Correct Authority. From elevated command prompt enter this:
      Code:
      icacls "C:\Users\rostami\TileDataLayer\Database" /grant "%USERDOMAIN%\rostami":(F) /t
    • Sign off account B and onto original account.
    • If all OK, delete accounts A and B.
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