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how to remove tiles & create classic desktop -No registry ?

by auto78900 / November 17, 2012 7:36 AM PST

how do you remove the tiles & create classic desktop (with a start function at bottom Left corner)without touching the registry ???

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Several options exist
by richardgc_1 / November 18, 2012 2:41 AM PST

There are several third party add-ons that will give you back your classic start button, I personally like Cllassic Shell , but there are several others . Most but not all are free. Search downloads. com for classic start menu add-ons. Another option is Windows Store, there are at least 2 apps available for download that work quite well. Enjoy.

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Removing Tiles That Are Always On My Desktop
by robbie_1975 / November 4, 2015 1:46 PM PST
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I don't mind the tiles at the start up screen but as of recently the tiles are always on my desktop. I must have changed a setting by accident but for the life of me I can't find how to change it back to the original setting.

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Sounds like Tablet Mode.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 4, 2015 1:57 PM PST
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