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Windows 8 tiles can't open

  1. #1

    Windows 8 tiles can't open


    Hello everyone,

    The standard windows 8 tiles can't open (ex. Camera, Store, Settings, Games, etc)
    If i click on them I directly get teleported to windows 8 start menu, but the windows does not wanna let me get the full screen.
    If i click again on it, I get teleported back to start menu. This keeps happening, restarted my laptop and doesn't work.

    Here is the image:

    Thank you for helping and sorry for my bad grammar,

    Tristan Gybels
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    Last edited by tristankill; 13 Aug 2016 at 07:22.

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    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Tristan, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    The tutorial below may be able to help you get your apps working properly again.

    Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8
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    Dear Administrator, Brink

    Thanks for trying to help me, but there are so many options and I tried many of them but they don't let me fix it.
    Do you know how to fix it with the right steps? A computer is allways been a big struggle for me
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    64-bit Windows 10


    It'll be a matter of going down the list trying each one to see if one may help.
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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Another option is to the factory reset. back up any files you don't want to lose before hand as they may get deleted in the process. Or a Windows refresh or reset.
    Refresh Windows 8
    Reset Windows 8
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    Dear Administrator Brink and alphanumeric
    I tried to refresh/reset windows 8 already 4 times but there keep coming an error around 51- 55% of the progress of the refresh. Nothing can resolve it. Can you find a solution?
    Thanks for helping,
    Tristan G.
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    Posts : 22,564
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    In that case, you might consider doing a clean install.
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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    You should be able to get install media here, Create installation media for Windows 8.1 - Windows Help It's option one here, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create . It will read and use OEM embedded codes, Windows 8.0 codes and Windows 8.1 codes. Also have a look at, UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows and UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 8 with
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