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Is there a reason Desktop Settings is greyed out?

  1. #1


    Posts : 55
    Windows 7 x64

    Is there a reason Desktop Settings is greyed out?


    From the desktop if you go to the settings, hovering rights side of screen and then clicking Settings, Desktop is greyed out and not functional. Control, Personalization, etc are all functional.

    How come?

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  2. #2



    The Contemplator
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    Doncaster, UK
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    Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64


    Same for me. Could it be something to do with multi-monitor setups?
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    Posts : 55
    Windows 7 x64


    Could be. I dont have another one to test unfortunately
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  4. #4


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8 x64


    It's just to tell you what "app" you're in. You'll see it in the start menu or any app you open.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 5,707
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    That could just be simply the "app" settings...

    Go to Start, and go to Settings, you'll see a greyed out Start. The same in all apps.
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  6. #6


    Quote Originally Posted by Coke Robot View Post
    That could just be simply the "app" settings...

    Go to Start, and go to Settings, you'll see a greyed out Start. The same in all apps.
    +1 yep ur right
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