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Resetting the metro ui to default

  1. #1


    Israel
    Posts : 6
    Windows 8

    Resetting the metro ui to default


    Hey guys...
    I was messing around with the metro UI and was trying to organise it.
    Turns out i liked it the way it was when you first install windows 8.
    How do i get JUST the metro UI back to defult?

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  2. #2


    Hi iDoctorApple,
    Welcome to the forums, you could try a refresh:Refresh Windows 8
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  3. #3


    Hey, Refreshing Windows might help, but I don't recommend it since it will COMPLETELY REMOVE all you Programs you've installed!
    Also if it is a store bought PC, It will install all the bloatware back on...

    If you don't want to waste time erasing the bloatware and installing your programs back, keep away from refreshing, It's a misleading title.
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  4. #4


    Run refresh maybe after running something like;
    recimg -CreateImage d:\RefreshImage

    see what happens ? maybe that will give you back the tiles normal after a refresh, and keep your installed programs & docs too.
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  5. #5


    Israel
    Posts : 6
    Windows 8


    i did it nothing helped
    and btw is a high ping realted to windows 8?
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  6. #6


    fwiw Verizon 7.2 dsl
    C:\WINDOWS\system32>ping 192.168.0.1
    Pinging 192.168.0.1 with 32 bytes of data:
    Reply from 192.168.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64
    Reply from 192.168.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64
    Reply from 192.168.0.1: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
    Reply from 192.168.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64
    Ping statistics for 192.168.0.1:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
    Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 1ms, Average = 0ms
    C:\WINDOWS\system32>ping www.google.com
    Pinging www.google.com [74.125.130.103] with 32 bytes of data:
    Reply from 74.125.130.103: bytes=32 time=43ms TTL=49
    Reply from 74.125.130.103: bytes=32 time=42ms TTL=49
    Reply from 74.125.130.103: bytes=32 time=42ms TTL=49
    Reply from 74.125.130.103: bytes=32 time=43ms TTL=49

    find an online pic and rearrange the tiles to original positions. Kind of like playing with a rubic's cube though.
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  7. #7


    Israel
    Posts : 6
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by mikiep View Post
    fwiw Verizon 7.2 dsl
    C:\WINDOWS\system32>ping 192.168.0.1
    Pinging 192.168.0.1 with 32 bytes of data:
    Reply from 192.168.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64
    Reply from 192.168.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64
    Reply from 192.168.0.1: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64
    Reply from 192.168.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64
    Ping statistics for 192.168.0.1:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
    Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 1ms, Average = 0ms
    C:\WINDOWS\system32>ping www.google.com
    Pinging www.google.com [74.125.130.103] with 32 bytes of data:
    Reply from 74.125.130.103: bytes=32 time=43ms TTL=49
    Reply from 74.125.130.103: bytes=32 time=42ms TTL=49
    Reply from 74.125.130.103: bytes=32 time=42ms TTL=49
    Reply from 74.125.130.103: bytes=32 time=43ms TTL=49

    find an online pic and rearrange the tiles to original positions. Kind of like playing with a rubic's cube though.
    after upgrading to 8 my ping is going high to 1086+ and was 17 :/
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  8. #8


    Start Screen - Reset in Windows 8

    maybe ?? I haven't tried it.
    Last edited by Brink; 19 Feb 2013 at 10:23. Reason: updated link
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  9. #9


    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    I did this video a while back.
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  10. #10


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Quote Originally Posted by iDoctorApple View Post
    Hey guys...
    I was messing around with the metro UI and was trying to organise it.
    Turns out i liked it the way it was when you first install windows 8.
    How do i get JUST the metro UI back to defult?
    Hello iDoctorAple, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    I agree that resetting the Start screen would get what you were wanting.

    Start Screen - Reset in Windows 8
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