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Lost the tiles on the Start Page

  1. #1


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    Windows 8

    Lost the tiles on the Start Page


    After installing Windows 8 Media Center I lost most of the Tiles on the Start Screen. Ican't find a way to get them back. Any suggestions?

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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    What tiles are you missing? The tiles to the metro apps or Desktop apps?
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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


    System restore should get them back. But you'd lose Media Center. Can't imagine why you lost the tiles by installing Media Center. After the restore, you could try installing Media Center again, but who knows what will happen the second time--presumably the same thing unless Media-Center installation was not the actual culprit.
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    Posts : 7
    Windows 8


    I found the problem. Some how the display property had gotten turned off. I was able to find the apps on the apps page and turn on the display property.
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Lost the tiles on the Start Page
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