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accidentally deleted "desktop" rectangle

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8

    accidentally deleted "desktop" rectangle


    Hello,

    I accidentally deleted the rectangle "desktop" that's in the large group of squares and rectangles when one gets online with windows 8. I searched an haven't a clue how to set it back up. Now it's possible, of course, but uncomfortable to get to the desktop from anywhere. Can you help please?

    CCCanary

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,093
    Windows 8 Pro Windows 8.1 Preview


    Right click anywhere on the Start page, clcik on "all apps" (bottom-right). Right-click Desktop app and select "pin to start menu."
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  3. #3


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Canary, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    In addition: Desktop - Restore Missing Tile on Windows 8 Start Screen

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  4. #4


    Posts : 1,925
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    FYI, they're called "Tiles"
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  5. #5


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8


    JustATest, thank you for the simple answer. And thanks to Mystere for the correct names for those rectangles. Brink! Thank you for the long answer to my plight. You all are the best.

    Canary
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  6. #6


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome Canary. Glad we could help.
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