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Odd 'Desktop' tile on start screen

  1. #21


    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    ACK !!!

    So sorry it didn't help.

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  2. #22


    Posts : 26
    win 8 64 bit


    Hey don't sweat it, it's more me who is sorry that it didn't.

    Any other ideas?
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  3. #23


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


    Quote Originally Posted by donnyboy9 View Post
    Hey don't sweat it, it's more me who is sorry that it didn't.

    Any other ideas?
    Get Windows 8.1.1.

    Your specs show you have 8.
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  4. #24


    Posts : 26
    win 8 64 bit


    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    Get Windows 8.1.1.

    Your specs show you have 8.
    I know I have 8.1... is that much different from 8.1.1? Either way that should be beyond the problem as the desktop tile should be large in 8.1 for sure.
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  5. #25


    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Check Windows Update.
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  6. #26


    Posts : 27
    Windows 8.1.2 32 & 64


    Is your Start Screen the same as your Desktop Background, it appears it may be. If so change the start screen background restart then check again.
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  7. #27


    Posts : 26
    win 8 64 bit


    I've now ran the windows update so I am all up to date. No changes after the restart. I also tried changing the start screen to not be my desktop background, restarted, and still no large option. I don't think these small adjustments will do it or I would have stumbled upon it already. Any other ideas?
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  8. #28


    Posts : 27
    Windows 8.1.2 32 & 64


    Quote Originally Posted by donnyboy9 View Post
    I've now ran the windows update so I am all up to date. No changes after the restart. I also tried changing the start screen to not be my desktop background, restarted, and still no large option. I don't think these small adjustments will do it or I would have stumbled upon it already. Any other ideas?

    I have a ? for you. What type of PC is this a Tablet, Laptop or Desktop.Make and model Etc...... Could you post a snap shot of your entire start screen ?
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  9. #29


    Did you go through the tutorial in my first post?
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  10. #30


    Posts : 26
    win 8 64 bit


    Quote Originally Posted by izzyb View Post
    I have a ? for you. What type of PC is this a Tablet, Laptop or Desktop.Make and model Etc...... Could you post a snap shot of your entire start screen ?
    I am using an ASUS Transformer Book TX300CA. There is really nothing out of the ordinary with my start screen, and no matter how I've changed it around it hasn't affected the Desktop tile size options.
    Quote Originally Posted by HippsieGypsie View Post
    Did you go through the tutorial in my first post?
    Yes I did, I ran the troubleshooter and went through the other steps - nothing. The only thing I think could work is step 22: 22. Uninstall and Reinstall the App But I cannot find anywhere the availability to reinstall or redownload the desktop tile.
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