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Desktop Tile Missing and malfunctioning

  1. #11

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise

    i have update turned off though, and i was just using it browsing the internet and the tile disappeared

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  2. #12

    Posts : 21,865
    64-bit Windows 10

    Anything that may have broke the link between your desktop folder could have caused it. Restoring the default location should sort it.
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