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    Live Tiles may get removed from Windows 10 Start Menu

    Live Tiles may get removed from Windows 10 Start Menu


    Posted: 26 Feb 2020
    What you need to know

    • Windows 10's live tiles could be removed soon as part of a redesign of the Start Menu.
    • A report claims that static icons could replace live tiles in the upcoming Windows 10 20H2 update.
    • We first explored if Microsoft was moving away from live tiles last year when a new Start Menu leaked.

    The upcoming Windows 10X operating system features a redesigned Start Menu and static icons rather than live tiles. Now, it seems that Windows 10 might receive a redesign in the same direction. A report from Windows Latest states that Microsoft is planning to replace live tiles within the Start Menu. The move would line Windows 10 up with Windows 10X and allow Microsoft to use its redesigned icons in Windows 10's Start Menu...


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    Brink's Avatar Posted By: Brink
    26 Feb 2020

  1. NMI's Avatar
    NMI
    Posts : 700
    Windows 10 Pro, Version 20H2
       #1

    If the rumours are believed to be true, ... Microsoft is planning to replace live tiles with icons in a future update after Windows 10’s 20H2 release.
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  2. Scottyboy99's Avatar
    Posts : 2,259
    Windows 10 Pro (64 bit)
       #2

    I hope not. There’s not much I like about Windows 10 when compared to 7. But live tiles is one thing I do think looks good. Seems like a backward step
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  3. sygnus21's Avatar
    Posts : 5,388
    Win 10 Pro (x64) 20H2 (19042.928)
       #3

    I personally like the live tiles (especially Photos and News) and would at minimum like to at least have the option to enable them if Microsoft proceeds with planned removal.
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  4. Scottyboy99's Avatar
    Posts : 2,259
    Windows 10 Pro (64 bit)
       #4

    yeah for me, photos, news , mail, weather and calendar need to stay as live
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  5. larc919's Avatar
    Posts : 3,094
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       #5

    Won't matter to me. I deleted them all long ago. If Windows starts putting large icons where the tiles were, I'll delete them too.
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  6. krzemien's Avatar
    Posts : 691
    Windows 10 Home x64
       #6

    I for one welcome this change. Nothing more distracting from what actually one needs to do.

    ...so the nett change over the years will be: no change actually .

    Just thinking about all this effort wasted over the years...

    (Just my 2p)
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  7. Dirk Gently's Avatar
    Posts : 102
    Windows 10
       #7

    On the day of release, the first thing i installed on Windows 10 was the Start Menu replacement, Start10. I haven't seen a single Tile since and hope i never will again.
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  8. Trust_No1's Avatar
    Posts : 630
       #8

    OMG what's a girl supposed to? Microsoft is like a bully who keeps stealing your lunch money, take, take, take.

    why call it Windows, it should be called Dumbows, it has been dumbed down so much.
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  9. Winuser's Avatar
    Posts : 6,992
    Windows 10 Pro Insider
       #9

    Microsoft must be taking a page from Henry Fords book. “A customer can have a car painted any color he wants as long as it’s black”
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