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Desktop app missing

  1. #11


    Posts : 88
    windows8.1;OSX 10.10.3;vb with debian,ubuntu and Windows 10 TP


    Quote Originally Posted by DMHolt57 View Post
    I think the OP is referring to his Desktop tile...
    Yes. I meant that.

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  2. #12


    Posts : 88
    windows8.1;OSX 10.10.3;vb with debian,ubuntu and Windows 10 TP


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by L V Gandhi View Post
    Today I saw desktop app was missing. Any one faced the same? How to get it back.
    Hello LV,

    If you mean the desktop app on your Start screen, then the tutorial below may be able to help restore it for you.

    Desktop - Restore Missing Tile on Windows 8 Start Screen

    Hope this helps.
    Thanks. This helped.
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  3. #13


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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