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  1.    27 Feb 2016 #40
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    Hi. I've tried everything that is on this thread. But nothing is working. I've restarted my computer so many times. Most the icons are there. But not all of them. And most of the folders in the "All Apps" section opens, just not all of them. Is it possible that I might have to restart my computer a few more times? Just wondering.
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  2.    27 Feb 2016 #41
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    Hello Theresa, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Please provide more details about your issue along with some screenshots showing it to see what else may be wrong.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...en-forums.html
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  3.    27 Feb 2016 #42
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Theresa, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Please provide more details about your issue along with some screenshots showing it to see what else may be wrong.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...en-forums.html
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    Not sure if you can see it. But some icons have weird names on them. And in the "All Apps" section, there is a small section called "Others", which I never had before. So... Not sure what had happened when I had done what it said in this thread.
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  4.    27 Feb 2016 #43
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    I'm afraid this isn't an issue with your icon cache. Instead, it shows your apps are broken. This usually happens when the PowerShell command to repair all apps had been used. There's a bug with this command that breaks them right now.

    You can do a repair install to fix them without losing anything though.

    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
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  5.    27 Feb 2016 #44
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    I'm afraid this isn't an issue with your icon cache. Instead, it shows your apps are broken. This usually happens when the PowerShell command to repair all apps had been used. There's a bug with this command that breaks them right now.

    You can do a repair install to fix them without losing anything though.

    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
    Oh... Ok. But if I do this "repair install", will I lose any files or any apps I have installed?

    And what if I didn't want to do this "repair install", there's no other way to fix those weird names on the apps?
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  6.    27 Feb 2016 #45
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    You won't lose anything doing a repair install.

    There's no other way to fix the apps without losing anything.
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  7.    27 Feb 2016 #46
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    You won't lose anything doing a repair install.

    There's no other way to fix the apps without losing anything.
    Oh.... Ok. Wish there was a way to fix all that without doing any repairing to my Windows 10.
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  8.    27 Feb 2016 #47
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    There's really nothing to worry about though. It can take a while to finish, but a repair install is the best and safest way to fix this.
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  9.    27 Feb 2016 #48
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    There's really nothing to worry about though. It can take a while to finish, but a repair install is the best and safest way to fix this.
    I guess I could try it. But I'm still afraid I'll lose all my files and apps that I have now. Also still afraid it will probably do something to my computer hard drive or anything in my computer in the near future.
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  10.    27 Feb 2016 #49
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    Quote Originally Posted by Theresa View Post
    Oh.... Ok. Wish there was a way to fix all that without doing any repairing to my Windows 10.
    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    There's really nothing to worry about though. It can take a while to finish, but a repair install is the best and safest way to fix this.
    I have done it a few times(maybe more than a few).
    The only thing you need to do after a repair install is check settings like your Time Zone, system restore, and privacy settings in settings app. This only effects system files and reinstalls all default apps. It doesn't touch any of your libraries or their setting, It doesn't touch any of your 3rd party software and their settings. Just make sure you turn off any 3rd party anti virus software before pulling the trigger.

    Think of it as sfc /scannow and DISM restore health on steroids
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