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Left Side Pop-up App Sidebar Suddenly Gone

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    Windows 8

    Left Side Pop-up App Sidebar Suddenly Gone

    Hello. I am a Forum and Windows 8 Newb.

    I really liked the sidebar that popped up from the left of the screen showing what you had open in Windows 8. Now it's suddenly gone and I don't know why.

    Also, I've noticed that when I launch Chrome from the Start page, it no longer opens a Chrome browser independent of the Desktop, as it used to. Now it just opens Desktop and launches Chrome from within there.

    I don't know if these two problems are related but I really liked it the way it was before. Any ideas what I may have fouled up?


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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP

    This tutorial should cover your Chrome issues. If you have problems, then please reply. Please explain the circumstances under which your sidebar problem occurs.
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