1.    27 Feb 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
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    Windows 10

    Missing tiles in the start menu


    I remember that after I had upgraded to Windows 10, my local account wasn't available and the system logged me in with a temporary profile. Then when I logged in with my account, some of the tiles from the start menu had disappeared. I've tried opening powershell and executing the "GetAppx" command line, but that didn't work. I don't even know what the cause of it is.
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    Thanks very much for your replies. It appears to be solved now. What I did was simply refresh my PC, preserving my personal files and documents, although I'll have to re-install a few of my apps. But the start menu appears to be back to it's usual state. Still not sure who is at fault though, me or Microsoft...? :/
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    Maybe it's just me, but it is my opinion that the OS build is buggy (I have 10586.0).
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    Last edited by x64; 28 Feb 2016 at 07:02.
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  2.    27 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Poole Dorset UK
    Posts : 2,567
    Windows 10 x64 Home Version(1709) Build16299.125

    Power Shell is casing no end of problems at the moment since last upgrade or an update that was downloaded.
    You can do an in place upgrade which will get you back all your missing apps
    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums
    Or try a SFC Command Scannow the link is in my signature
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  3.    27 Feb 2016 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 299
    Win-10 Pro x64

    Hi x64,

    See THIS thread in this same forum, with the same type of an issue. There's some other suggestions on there as well.

    b1rd

    Edit:
    I forgot how old that thread is, so here's some of the links from it, that might offer some help:


    Windows 10 - Blank start menu icons
    Windows 10: How to fix blank tiles on Start Menu
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  4.    27 Feb 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by x64 View Post
    I remember that after I had upgraded to Windows 10, my local account wasn't available and the system logged me in with a temporary profile. Then when I logged in with my account, some of the tiles from the start menu had disappeared. I've tried opening powershell and executing the "GetAppx" command line, but that didn't work. I don't even know what the cause of it is.
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    Use this Tech Bench link and download the Windows 10 iso file:
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/soft...brrWLRbagYCa0w

    scroll down to Select Edition > click the pointer at the right and select Windows 10 > click Confirm.
    click the pointer and select Language > make sure you pick the same language the computer is now running > click Confirm
    select the bit version, 32 or 64-bit. Make sure you select the same bit version as the computer is now running.
    at the bottom, click the pointer next to Save > click Save As > navigate to a folder of your choice > click the chosen folder > click Save
    The iso will start downloading to your chosen folder.
    When it is done, go to that folder > open the folder > right click at the iso file > click Mount > click Setup.exe
    Installation will begin.
    It will allow you to keep you files, settings and apps.
    No product key is required.
    Activation will be automatic.
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