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Applications on desktop disappear into top left corner.

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    Posts : 7
    Windows 8

    Applications on desktop disappear into top left corner.


    Hi, every now and then in Windows 8, an application disappears into the top left hand corner of the screen when they maximise back from being minimised to the bottom task bar. There appears to be no way to recover the application, even if I stop it in task manager and start it again. If I click on the icon in the bottom task bar, the application just zooms up into the corner, and then when I click it again, it zooms down to the task bar. Yes I do have a second screen, but it's set to duplicate the first. The only thing I can do is restart my PC. Very frustrating when you have stuff you want to save, etc.

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  2. #2


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


    Use CCleaner:

    CCleaner.com

    And set up this Setting for Cleaning:

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    And it will reset the Windows Size and Position cache.
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Applications on desktop disappear into top left corner.
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