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    WSReset Shortcut

    I've just "discovered something that might interest people, that often have problems with the Universal Apps. I was browsing through the system32 folder looking for icons to theme, and stumbled upon the WSReset.exe. Normally you run this either by typing it in the Run Dialog or in File Explorer's address bar. I right clicked the icon in sýstem32 and you can pin it to start or the taskbar.

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