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New Windows 8 UpDate gave me the START icon . . However

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    New Windows 8 UpDate gave me the START icon . . However

    This morning I downloaded/installed Win 8's latest Updates. Behold, I now have the much needed START icon.

    When I start-up now the desktop is displayed instead of the START . Which is Great. It's now the way I like it.
    However, it also opens my USER window on the desktop.

    I would like to remove the opening of my USER folder on start-up. Any suggestions?


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    You must have done something else. No Start button for me unless I install one, like Win8StartButton (Classic Shell).
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    Ztruker! You are absolutely right. After I posted, I found that somehow, Pokki had been installed. I have no idea when and how.
    I then searched the web to find out what Pokki was.

    I first thought that Microsoft did the right thing and put a patch/fix in one of their updates.
    But, as you know, I was dreaming.

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New Windows 8 UpDate gave me the START icon . . However
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