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Resetting the metro ui to default

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    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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    Hi mailman11,
    Welcome to the forums, go to control panel, system & security, Action center, Recovery and click refresh. You may have to re-install the drivers and programs.

    Refresh Windows 8
    Last edited by Brink; 17 Feb 2012 at 19:19. Reason: added link for more info
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    Windows 8

    Didn't work :(


    My apps are still scrambled everywhere. I HATE the way the apps move around when you drag them to organise.
    Anyother way without having to install everything again?
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    Hi mailman11,
    You could also wait for another 10 days and start afresh with the CP version.

    Thanks Shawn for adding the link.
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    Will the CP version be available for everyone like the DP version???
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    Windows 8 Developer 32 bit


    No sign it wouldn't be....It gets people used to Microsoft products....Saves a lot of work on bug troubleshooting....Get's feedback from future customers
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    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64


    Will be available to anyone that wants to try it.
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    WDP was a glimpse of what we will see in the WCP... at least I hope






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