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  1. #11

    Posts : 36
    Windows 8 Pro, Ubuntu 12.10, Backtrack Linux

    @WiFi Ed Come to think of it, I haven't either...
    @Airbot Sorry, I couldn't find yours.

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  2. #12

    Posts : 36
    Windows 8 Pro, Ubuntu 12.10, Backtrack Linux

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Phelps View Post
    I can't get Live Tiles to work. They did in Win8DP; they don't in Win8CP. Set the weather app to correct Zip code. Looks OK in metro view. Go back to Metro screen -- same empty tile. Downloaded and installed Accuweather -- same results. Looks OK in its own screen; nothing in the tile on the Metro screen. Without Live Tiles, to me, Metro is basically useless.
    Right click on it and make sure it isn't turned off.
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  3. #13

    Posts : 36
    Windows 8 Pro, Ubuntu 12.10, Backtrack Linux

    Quote Originally Posted by WiFi Ed View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by LOVE8 View Post
    I haven't seen a CP bug thread yet so here goes:

    "Non-existent" window:

    Attachment 4308
    This sometimes shows with the Windows Explorer icon same "preview".

    Anyone else?
    I've been seeing the "non-existent" window on both my Win 8 desktop and notebook for awhile now, and it seems to be related to my Outlook syncing up with GMail. I'll get several of them building up in the taskbar over time but if I click on one of them they all go away.

    I should note that since yesterday's updates I haven't seen one of them yet. Fingers crossed...

    Not solved...

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  4. #14

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    8250 x86 + 7 SP1 x86 + Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x86

    Not a bug. That happens when wallpapers change automatically on a timer.
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  5. #15

    Posts : 148
    Windows 8 RP, Windows 7

    Quote Originally Posted by LOVE8 View Post
    I haven't seen a CP bug thread...
    IE 10 Issues With Facebook
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  6. #16

    Hafnarfjörður IS
    Posts : 4,376
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10

    Posted in another thread . This happens when you have an external monitor plugged into a laptop.

    1) press windows + P keys (just the Windows and the P key). Menu appears. Switch display to appear on external monitor only.
    2) power off the machine (properly via power off menu).
    3) disconnect external monitor
    4) Boot up again -- screen goes blank after initial login. You have to plug the external monitor back in and press Windows +P keys again to get menu to switch display back to standard one again.

    Bit inconvenient when using your computer on a Eurostar train in the Channel Tunnel or if you are in a plane.

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  7. #17

    Posts : 2,159
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Quote Originally Posted by LOVE8 View Post
    Not solved...

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    For a simple solution. You can try check out with this thread "Phantom Icons on taskbar"

    It works for some reason. Mine also.

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