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Accidental deletion of a Metro app

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    Congratulations doctor... I'll look you up if I need a kidney transplant! Nice one (again) Shawn!

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    same thing for the Nightly build of Firefox (which is Modern style). if it's not the default browser, when you go to load it, it'll load the desktop version instead of the modern version.

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    The problem is that whatever browser (IE10 or Chrome) you have set as the default program is the only one you will have a Metro tile on the Start screen for.

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