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Start screen shortcut opens the wrong start screen!!

  1. #1

    Posts : 5
    win 8.1

    Start screen shortcut opens the wrong start screen!!

    My first real problem with win 8.1.

    Problem Defined.
    I have a shortcut on my desktop. The same shortcut key on my desktop task bar. The shortcut when activated loads the windows 8.1 start screen where my tiles are.

    The default DPI in this windows 8.1 is 125%.
    I changed the resolution to something other than 125% (You go to personalize then display). Log out and log back in.

    Now whenever that shortcut is used, the horizontal task bar over the windows start button opens, but my tile START page does not.
    I had to set DPI back to 125% to make the shortcut activate the "tile" start.

    Any ideas?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello quovadis,

    I'm not sure which Start screen shortcut you used, but please see if the one in the tutorial below may help if it's not the same one.

    "Start" Screen Shortcut - Create in Windows 8
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Start screen shortcut opens the wrong start screen!!
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