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    Windows All Apps button


    Hi, I upgraded from Windows 8 Release Preview to Windows 8 Pro via the MS download option. I chose the Keep Nothing option.

    The install was great and I got a Windows.old folder.

    I then did a Disk Cleanup which deleted my Windows.old folder.

    But now when I right click in the Start Menu then click the All Apps button, all I get is a blank canvas?

    I can see apps like calc.exe, notepad.exe and mspaint.exe etc. in the Windows folder, so why are they not showing up?

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    Windows 8


    I had this problem. It was a Windows Update that broke it. Go to Windows Update and uninstall update package KB 2756872. Reboot and all will work correctly.
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    Thank you very much "thecaretaker"! It did the job. What a relief :-)
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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