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Remove orphaned tile

  1. #11


    Just tried that and it brought me back to browser and this window.

    Henry

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  2. #12


    Closed all windows, went to start screen clicked on tile and it takes to to the desktop. nothing else happens.

    Henry
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  3. #13


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Try pinning it to Start & then unpinning it from start.
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  4. #14


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    You should use "Unlocker" to remove stubborn icons like this - They have it for download at Major Geeks. Some Antivirus programs detect it as a virus, but it's safe.
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