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[Windows 8] I cant open folders and sometimes apps.

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    Windows 8

    [Windows 8] I cant open folders and sometimes apps.


    Hi. There is a problem that is driving me crazy..

    I can open folders and I can see them on the taskbar, but when I click on it, it doesnt maximize so I can not use the content on any folder... I have managed to open apps inside folders with cmd commands.. I need a fix asap!

    There is no virus, no errors, no nothing. It just wont maximize the folder..
    Here a pic of how I can see folder content with taskbar but I can open the folder: http://i39.tinypic.com/29gc3du.png

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Victor, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    It sounds like your windows may be offscreen. If so, then you might see if the tutorial below may help to drag them back onscreen.

    Offscreen Window - Move Back to Desktop - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    Oh my gad you were right! it was all the way to the right.. I couldnt even see the pointer.. Thank you so much!
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    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome Victor.
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[Windows 8] I cant open folders and sometimes apps.
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