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Start Menu tiles moving vertically into new column

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    Start Menu tiles moving vertically into new column

    Hi everyone,

    I'm trying to add tiles vertically down on my start menu but whenever i try and put anything underneath Logitech Quickcam, it put's it horizontally (see MSI Afterburner), i want it in a set of 3 columns without it moving into a 4th. Any ideas? Hope that makes sense.


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  2. #2

    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 2,975
    Windows 10 x64

    Hi Giggsy,

    That looks normal. Same here...
    Tiles always jump to the 4th column for some reason. It seems we're not allowed to make full 3-column tile groups. Unless someone figured out some tweak for this.

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  3. #3

    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    I've played around with it, moving the tiles around and clicking the little "-" minus symbol in the bottom right hand corner and have come to the conclusion that the Start Screen is designed to setup tiles from left to right in their specified block(The title names you give) as pairs and not up and down.
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Start Menu tiles moving vertically into new column
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