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My desktop tile and store tile has disappeared Windows 8.1

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    Windows 8.1

    My desktop tile and store tile has disappeared Windows 8.1


    I am using windows 8.1 RTM version.
    I cannot find my desktop tile or the store app anymore. I have tried searching with the search charm too. I checked various users and they are not there either. Some desktop programs have gone missing too

    I will appreciate any help from you guys

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  2. #2


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Do they show up in the Apps view, Apps Screen - Open in Windows 8 , if they do then just pin them back to the start screen.
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    Windows 8.1


    Fixed. opened up cmd on admin right and entered "sfc/ scannnow".

    Thanks anyway, alphanumeric. Btw it was not it the all apps part either.
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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


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    I HATE WIN8 but here may be a fix...


    i lost tiles in win8...

    copy and paste into a admin prompt...

    powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.xml


    hit Enter.


    Now in that same Administrator Command Prompt type or paste:

    start "" "ms-windows-store:"
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My desktop tile and store tile has disappeared Windows 8.1
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