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  1.    03 Mar 2016 #80

    I suppose you could pin those apps to Start to use for now until you can get them to show in All Apps.
    >>>> no that is part of the problem. Pin to Start has no effect on anything for me UNLESS it is a link already in the All Apps list
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       03 Mar 2016 #81

    In that case, you might consider doing a repair install to fix this and other issues without losing anything.

    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
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  3.    04 Mar 2016 #82

    Hey Brink,
    I tried rebooting, tried a registry cleaning. rebooted. no help. then today did a mammoth [45 minutes] win 10 upgrade. Now the All Apps is working like it should. go figure. thanks for a ll the thoughts
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       04 Mar 2016 #83

    Great news.
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       14 Apr 2016 #84

    Anleck said: View Post
    ...Basically I made a temporary User account from my normal account. ... etc
    Thank you. On build 10586.218. I wanted to put a shortcut to scanpst on the start menu for a particular user. Had already achieved exactly what I wanted for Administrator, that is, a shortcut and no tile. However when I tried to do it for a particular user I must have made a mistake and I finished up with a tile & no shortcut. Then deleting the tile and trying again was no better (all as others report).

    I then used a simplified variation of Anleck’s method. Signed on as Administrator, I simply renamed the particular User's TileDataLayer folder (ie did not register a temp user) then restarted. W10 recreated TileDataLayer folder for that user, and the shortcut was in the menu, without a tile. There were no other tiles either; I had deleted all other tiles deliberately previously.
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  6.    22 Aug 2016 #85

    Same problem here...

    Same problem here as some others are experiencing.

    I have tried adding shortcuts to programs to either of these locations:
    %AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
    %ProgramData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs

    But they won't show up under "all apps".

    Is there a solution to this yet? I assumed not, since I didn't find anything new in the start post of this topic.
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       31 Aug 2016 #86

    I am also confirming this does not work. Following the instructions creates a tile and does not add anything to the "All apps" section of the start menu.
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       31 Aug 2016 #87

    Hello Celeras, :)

    Which option are you using, and what shortcut are you trying to add?

    I just tested OPTION THREE adding an "Instant Restore Point" shortcut (.lnk) file and folder, and it shows in my All apps.
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       31 Aug 2016 #88

    Hi Brink,

    I tried all the options listed, appdata and programdata had the same results.

    I am trying to add a desktop shortcut for 3DMark so it is grouped in all apps with 3DMark 11 & Vantage. It only shows up as a tile on the right.
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       31 Aug 2016 #89

    Go ahead and post screenshots showing the shortcut in "All apps"/Start menu and the Start menu Programs folder to see if anything may stand out.

    If a shortcut of the application already exists in "All apps", then adding another shortcut of the app will not work.
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