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Metro Scaler Lets You Increase or Decrease Tile Row

Q: Metro Scaler Lets You Increase or Decrease Tile Row

As you might know, the Windows 8 Modern UI is optimized for all types of display resolutions. Windows 8 will automatically adjust the number of tile row according to the display size. However, if you want to manually increase or decrease the tile row, Windows 8 doesn?t provides an option, but with a simple tool called Metro Scaler, you can increase or decrease the tile rows.


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I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

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I have a new HP Windows 8 Pavillion Desktop. This morning when I click on any Metro page tile it flips as if going to Mail or People or Weather, etc. then flips right back to the Metro page. I called HP and they say it's corrupted and I have to call MS? I did this "refresh" thing once with this pc and lost more than I care to lost again. Isn't there something that can be done to fix this? Thanks great for any help! Jack ":-\

BTW, I checked restore points. Apparently by default it's not turned on. I though I had plenty of restore points as Advanced System Care by iObit reports every time I delete a program from their unistall programs feature that it is creating a restore point. Apparently not. So I can't try a restore point. I did turn it ON however. Again,

A:Click on Metro tile .. flips .. right back to Metro Page ?

Hi jack...I had the exact same thing last night. Almost all the apps did that. Some however still work. The uninstall/reinstall seems to fix those apps that have the problem. I think the issue began right after I downloaded and installed the "Patch Tuesday" Windows Updates. Have not uninstalled all those updates yet to see if they are the cause. Did you by any chance get the updates??

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This is happening to my computer, whenever i boot it .Sometime it shows (assume i have 300 GB for C drive and 247 GB was last time when i saw that stable ) 246 GB, sometimes it shows 242 GB and sometime 247 and computer remains slow 10 or so minute after boot .So anyone have an idea what going on behind the scene ? I have Windows 7 32 bit operating system .Thanks

A:Memory increase decrease

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Hi, I installed Win 7 64 bit to my computer. Im not able to see the options to either increase or decrease brightness on my PC. please help me out with this, issue seems to be small but couldnt do anything. I installed all available drivers, but couldnt find display drivers for my model. I tried certain steps from google to.. nothing helps!

A:Cant increase or decrease brightness

Arungraj22 wrote:... issue seems to be small but couldnt do anything. I installed all available drivers, but couldnt find display drivers for my model....Hi, Your machine came with FreeDOS, this issue is not small:    http://support.hp.com/si-en/document/c04746482 It use Intel HD Graphics 4400. All drivers for this machine should be on the following link:    http://support.hp.com/in-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-15-Notebook-PC-series/7771404/model/8326082 Your machine only needs   Intel High-Definition (HD) Graphics Driver. You need to install  Intel Chipset Installation Utility and Driver and  Intel Management Engine Interface (MEI) Driver and reboot the machine first. After all of that you need the following driver to use Hotkey:     http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=ob_129672_1 Regards.

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Can you please tell me how to increase and decrease a preset internal hard drive with programs already installed in the set C: drive location and move it so I can install new programs in without affecting the opening of the program?

What I am trying to say is , Example When I installed window 7 long time ago on my computer. I have only one internal a 120GB HD on the C: drive. That was example set partition 80 for C; and created D: drive 40 GB from the original one drive. I installed programs in before that is now filled up almost all of drive C: 80GB partitioned. If I move (some) of the preinstalled program to D: drive will the moved programs stop working? Some program demand to be installed to only C: or it will not install at all.

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Alright, so this is about a sound problem, but my tests make me think it's something to do with Windows 7. Here's the issue :

I have a SteelSeries Merc Stealth keyboard with buttons for increasing and decreasing volume. The decreasing volume works, but the increasing does not. So, if I want to increase the volume (in a game, for instance), I would have to alt-tab. I thought this was because my keyboard was somehow broken and that particular button didn't work anymore.

However, I just received a brand new pair of Corsair HS1 headphone. On the cable of the headphones are buttons to increase and decrease the volume of Windows. So, as you may guess, the decreasing button works, but not the increasing one.

Since the probably of having two defective items, one being new for the exact same problem being so slim, my guess is that something in Windows 7 is off. So, can anyone help?

Here's my specs :
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R
Intel i7 Quad Core @2.67GHz
Corsair TX750 750W PSU
Corsair Vengeance 3x4BG CL9-9-9
Gigabyte Radeon HD 6870
Corsair Vengeance 12GB 3x4GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Triple Channel
Windows 7 64-bits w/ Service pack 1

A:Can decrease volume, but can't increase

Just to specify as a proof the buttons work, when I use a program that enable Global keys like Winamp, the volume of that program will increase or decrease. It's the Windows volume that doesn't increase.

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How do you increase or decrease a volume in Windows 8?

A:Volume increase or decrease

I go to the Desktop and click on the speaker icon bottom right.

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As the title states. I'm planning on trading my dad laptops. I do audio production and gaming. I have an i3 and the cpu is clocked at 2.4 ghz and he has an i5 clocked at 1.8. How much of a difference will this impact performance? For better or worse?

Im curious because I had a desktop a while back and it had a Core 2 Duo @ 2.8 and I went to this i3 @2.4 laptop and the cpu sucks in comparison to the desktop...I was originally thinking the i3 would be a increase since it was newer architecture.

I would still think on the graphics side its definitely an upgrade because the i3 uses Intel HD Graphics and it sucks...it doesnt even use opengl. The other uses a Nvidia GeForce GT 740M.

A:(2.4 Ghz i3) to (1.8 Ghz i5) Increase or decrease in perf?

The difference between the desktop and laptop is multifaceted. Desktop probably had faster hard drive, dedicated video, and optimized for performance versus laptop optimized for battery life.

And the core i3/5/7 each do graphics onboard. The slower the cpu, the more impact the graphics will have on overall performance. Core i3 are budget machines, for basic tasks. They are not really suitable for gaming or video and music production. The core i5 will suit better in these areas.

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Hi guys! I'm facing a problem in my HP Elitebook 850 G2. I cannot increase or decrease brightness from my keyboard using fn + f5 or f6 buttons. How can I resolve this issue? Thank you for your time

A:Brightness doesn't increase or decrease with fn+f5 or f6

@cnikoulis Try downloading and running this. http://support.hp.com/ca-en/drivers/selfservice/swdetails/hp-elitebook-850-g2-notebook-pc/7343211/sw... REO

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Sorry for the bad explication.

My issue is that when I am upstairs windows 7 says there is 5/5 bars as connection (same as downstairs)
But when I am upstairs I am lucky to reach 2mb/s
Downstairs I get 10mb/s(normal for me)

Could this be a driver issue?

A:A big decrease increase internet speed,

Could be a driver issue, a signal noise issue (even if you are getting 5 bars) or could be your upstairs PC is using the G band when the downstairs is using N band.

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Is there a way to stop windows 10 volume control settings via keyboard commands from increasing and decreasing by 2 numbers. Instead, by 1 ?

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I have lenovo y460 and i fresh install windows because i want break partition drive!

I installed driver graphic first Intel HD 3000 and then ATI Radeon 5650. but when i want increase/decrease the screen brightness don't work.

light screen brightness it's not like factory lenovo!

please help me

A:not increase/decrease the screen brightness

I suppose this is a laptop? You will need to go the the machine's web page and download and install drivers for this laptop. Laptop drivers are specific to each brand so you have the FN key functionality.

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Hello, The combination [fn]+ F5/F6 doesn't work.I can't increase or decrease the brightness of the screen. Neither other combination works. Only the volume shortcut does. How do I fix this? Thanks. Miguel

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Hi,The combination [fn]+ F5/F6 doesn't work. I can't increase or decrease the brightness of the screen. Neither other combination works. Only the volume shortcut does. How do I fix this? Thanks. Marco

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A:How to Increase and Decrease Volume through registry in windows 7

Use the volume control in the system tray.

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I just got a Lenovo Z460 running on windows7.
By default, the harddisk is split into c:\ and d:\

I want to decrease the disk space of c drive and then use this additional space to increase the disk space of d drive (the logical drive)

To decrease the disk space in c drive, I go to computer management/storage/disk management and then at the c drive, I right click the mouse and then choose "shrink volumn". I successfully shrinked c drive and now I got an unallocated space but how do I allocate this new space to d drive. The "extend volume" in d drive is greyed.


A:Solved: how to decrease and increase disk space

The windows partitioning tool is somewhat limited in that it will only extend a partition to the right, so you're going to need an additional tool.

I personally use a Live Linux CD with an included partitioning program, usually GPartEd. If you're not familiar or comfortable with Linux then someone else will have to recommend another tool.

Keep in mind, whatever tool you use will take quite awhile to extend that partition because it not only extends the partition but also moves all the data to the beginning of the newly extended partition. It looks like you've got about 10-11 Gigs of data on there so it can take possibly half an hour or more.

A somewhat convoluted solution possible with the windows partition tool would be:

1) Create a new partition with the unallocated space. Let's call it F drive.

2) Copy/paste all the data from the D drive into the new F drive.

3) Delete the D drive.

4) Extend the F drive to include the now unallocated space on the right of the new F drive.

5) Rename F drive to whatever you want.

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Hi, I just bought a new computer with Windows 7 and a 1 TB hard drive. Windows 7 recycle bin came configured with about 40 GB of space allotted to it. I want to decrease its capacity (down to about 10 GB) in order to increase the available space on my hard drive. However, when I decreased the recycle bin size, there was no apparent change when I left double-clicked on My Computer and it showed the amount of free space on my c: drive. Here's my question: how can I decrease the recycle bin and have this extra space show up on my c: drive as available storage space?

A:decrease recycle bin to increase storage space??

have you rightclicked on it and chose properties?

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Hi........Use 'Firefox' & the increase/decrease option, but have to do this each time on use .......Are there any 'Browsers that remember certain viewing settings? beside IE..........


A:Browser That keeps Increase/decrease Text settings?

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Good day!  I am an IT Systems Support Engineer and give support mostly to business clients, but also to some residential clients.  Due to the recent growth of Windows 10 upgrades, I'm curious if anyone has noticed an increase or decrease with questions about Windows 10.  I throw in decreasing, since I've been asked quite a bit about Win 10.
I am new to posting on this site, but I've used this site before, when I came across something that I hadn't seen before.  I really enjoy this site and when it helped me with an issue, I always put this site as a resource.  
Thanks for reading and I am eager to know anybody's thoughts about the topic title.

A:Will Windows 10 increase or decrease support questions?

I haven't installed Win 10 yet...but I have seen the introduction of every Windows system since Win 95 and it occurs to me that what is currently reflected is the same amount (or even more) of puzzlement, rhetoric, and uncertainty...that comes with every version of Windows...until the first SP is issued.  Once that occurs, users seem to settle down and have become more familiar with what are imagined problematical situaitons, as opposed to real problems where they need/want assistance with specific types of system situations.

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Is there a way to nest or embed Metro tiles so they act like folders? For example, Microsoft Office deposits at least eight tiles on my Start Screen. I rarely use any but Word and Excel, so I would like simply a generic "MS Office" tile that, when clicked, gives me all of the Office tiles.

I know I can make a folder from a bunch of shortcuts and then pin that folder to the Start Screen, but I'm looking for something that stays within the realm of Metro Tiles.

A:Metro Tile Nesting?

Originally Posted by patrickd314

I'm looking for something that stays within the realm of Metro Tiles.


This is probably not what you had in mind, but this is Windows 8.

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I've unistall the email app, How can I turn it into a metro tile?

A:How can I turn it into a metro tile?

Hello Asus,

I'm not sure what you are wanting. Could you post back with more details?

If you uninstalled the "Mail" app, then it will no longer be on the Apps screen since it's been uninstalled. Where you wanting to restore the Mail app?

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I've been reading on how to set color of the metro tiles. Curious question:
How does one create a custom tile for their application?

All the metro apps have cool tiles. When I create one visual studio 11, all I get is the standard black box with the star and the app title.

Anyone know how these app developers get the cool looking tiles with graphics, wording and stuff?

A:Metro tile maddness

That is something I would like to know too. Maybe somebody knows.

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If a windows 8 compatible app does not have a metro design. Is the app allowed to have a tile?

A:no metro design but can the app have a tile?

Hi, seasonss, welcome to the Eight Forums!

Yep, see here:

windows 8 install on older laptop

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A week ago it worked, turned the note book on yesterday and I cannot change the volume from the F Keys.Sound can only be changed from the control in the bottom right of the desk top,Looked at the BIOS settings they are enabled. Tried set to default as suggested by some forums still the F keys don't work.Same with brightness keys don't work. 

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I just got a new HP Pavilion computer x62 bit, and am having a slight, yet annoying issue. I am not sure if this is a Vista problem or a general problem, but whenever I drag my finger on the mouse touch pad a certain way, the font increases or decreases on the whole screen. This happens in all programs- internet, word, etc. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to fix this problem to set it at one font size?

A:Font Size Increase/Decrease When Drag on Touchpad

Originally Posted by Georgia48

I just got a new HP Pavilion computer x62 bit, and am having a slight, yet annoying issue. I am not sure if this is a Vista problem or a general problem, but whenever I drag my finger on the mouse touch pad a certain way, the font increases or decreases on the whole screen. This happens in all programs- internet, word, etc. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to fix this problem to set it at one font size?

I have an HP Pavillion also, (a dv5t) and don't have this problem, however, here are the touchpad customizations. Try re-setting them, and maybe that will help. (I've put in how I set mine. You, of course, will set yours however you prefer them). If this doesn't help, try the Font settings below the Mouse/Touchpad setings:

Right click: Desktop to open Personalize
Select: Mouse Pointers

Go to: Button configuration
Devices: Synaptics TouchPad V6..5 on PS/2 Port
Select: Right Handed
Double Click Speed: Set slider to slow - slowest ( if too fast, double clicks won?t open files)

Scheme: Windows Standard (extra large) system scheme
Customize: Select other symbols and icons i.e. busy symbol, etc.

Pointer Options:
Motion: Select a pointer speed: Put slider at the fastest point
(This technically controls the mouse buttons, but makes also touchpad feel faster.)

Check: Enhance pointer precision

Visibility: check: Hide pointer while typing

Device Settings:
Select: Settings
Double-click on each it... Read more

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About a week ago i turned my pc on to find it took about 10 mins to boot and about 7 mins to log on which was a complete difference from the night before. Once fully loaded It works fine when using smaller programs such as firefox. When trying to run games or larger programs the computers perfromance has drastically decreased, games i use to be able to play, now time 10 mins or more to even get into the main menu.

i have trawled through internet pages through the week trying to find a fix, i have tried multiple virus,malware and trojian checkers with no results, i also have used ccleaner, to fix regesitry issues. i have checked settings of my hard drive and also checked it for any errors with no avail. generally im at a loose end now.

AMD athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5000+
1920mb ram
ATI Radeon X1200 series
i have AVG and SUPERAntispyware installed and Zonealarm
if you need anything else give me a shout, thanks for your help

A:Sudden increase in boot time and decrease in Performance

Welcome to TSF,


i also have used ccleaner, to fix regesitry issues.

I do not recommend you use the registry cleaner option with CCleaner. Please ignore the instructions about using it.

Here is a tutorial of how it is recommended you use CCleaner.

Deteting files using DiskCleanup is a useful link also.

How much free space on your C:\Drive? To find out, right click onMy Computer
How long is it since you have defragmented you system. Take a look at my maintenance program and run through it to assist your computer to run more as it used to.

kind regards,

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I was wondering if anyone had a solution to this tile arrangement problem I've been having in Metro. Basically, when I try to position a tile below another tile, or beside, above, etc., it auto snaps back to a position I don't want, or one that takes up more screen real estate for no friggin' reason I can fathom. Here's a screenshot showing what I'm talking about:


If I try to move the Malware Bytes icon below Speccy, it will put the Speccy icon where Malware Bytes used to be. It will not allow me to put it below Speccy or arrange the icons in a more concise grid. This is really annoying when working with multiple tiles and tile groups. Does anyone know how to fix this behaviour? Would greatly appreciate any advice!

A:Annoyance with Metro tile arrangement

Yeah that is annoying. I wish we could turn off snap to grid or whatever it's called. It seems to work better if there is an even amount of tiles per section.

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i really want a way to change the metro UI tile icons because I really don't like when you pin a desktop application its icon is small and it has text above it, I just want a big icon! can anyone help?!

A:Is there a way you can change the metro UI tile icons?!

Hello Jamster, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Only the Metro apps have tiles. Programs, folders, or drives that are pinned to the Start screen are just shortcuts instead. I'm not aware of any way to make them look like metro app tiles.

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How do I set a home page for IE with the IE Metro Tile? I don't see an option for that. When I click on the Internet Explorer Tile, I want it to open to a specified Home Page.


A:Metro IE Tile - Home Page

For the IE App, I just typed in the URL for what ever homepage I wanted at the bottom of the page in the white area, or use the Bing box to search for it. After that go to the right and click on the "pin" to pin down the page.

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Hi, I have notebook HP 655 with Windows XP SP3, NetFramework 3.5 
My FN keys for changing intensity of backlight of screen not working. Any other FN keys are working correctly. 
I have the nevest driver for AMD Radeon HD 7310 graphic card which is used in this laptop, I also tried HP Hotkey Support and HP Quick Launch Button - this software just add an information panel for changing volume of sound.
Microsoft Support said me that i have to contact HP official support, and HP said me that Windows XP is no more supported. I saw on some forums that many people have the same problem but no solved.
Using Catalist software i can change brightness (it looks very bad) but no backlight intensity. 
I'm helpless now. I tried everything. In windows 7 this functions worked correctly but this computer in not so good for using better system then xp it was wery slow. Please help me. 
Backlight intensity is automaticly changing for example when I plug or unplug the charger. So just these keys not working. I need to change the intensity for saving my battery and my eyes, because the intensity is on maximum with charger. 

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I am having a small problem with the metro mail tile. When someone sends me an email with a link to a website, and I click on it, it opens up in the "metrofied" version of chrome. I would prefer it to open in the desktop version of chrome. I am fairly certain that my default web browser is the desktop version of chrome. How do I check what my default browser is, or does anyone know a way to fix this? Thanks.

A:Metro Mail Tile and email links.

If you are accessing your mail through the Metro email App the links will open up in Metro IE or what ever you are using for a browser in Metro. I don't see any settings to change this behavior.

You may need to install a desktop version of the Email client in order for the links to open in desktop browsers, I'm not sure which email client you are using.

I can access my Hotmail account directly from desktop IE without having to install anything else by just going to Favorites lower right and clicking on the Hotmail link. You may be able to do this for Gmail and others not sure.

Since I'm already signed into my Windows Live account my mail connects directly from desktop IE and email links open up in desktop IE as usual.

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First, download & install OblyTile:

Download OblyTile

The download link is a bit down the page:

Next, add the Tile name.

Then, in the Program Path add this:

C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /C "C:\Users\<USER_NAME GOES HERE>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Shows Desktop.lnk"

My User Name is medab1, so my Program Path is:

C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /C "C:\Users\medab1\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Shows Desktop.lnk"

In Tile Image, Browse to find an image you want to appear on the Tile.

After choosing one its address will appear in the Tile Image textarea.

There are color choices for Background & Text Color.

The new Desktop Tile will take you directly to the Desktop when clicked.


A:How to make a custom Desktop Tile for Metro

Wow, I just press the Esc key and it does just the same
However I do use Obly for other Metro tiles.

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I try to develop a metro app (html5, javascript) which is a link to a website (for example motogp.com ? Espargar?: "Aprilia will be the bike to beat among the CRTs"). On the tile I would like to show te latest news item so that I don't visit the website when nothing has changed.
Is there a way to achieve this?

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Anyone found a work around for this? very often listen to streaming music from web, and browsing and switching tabs is fine, but everytime you access the start screen or another app, the audio is not resumed until you click back into browser... is there no override?

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Where do I start? I still love XP but I guess since I've been purchasing computers since 1988 I should have learned nothing is static about computers. Somehow I uninstalled the MAIL tile from the Metro Screen. I went to the MS Store but didn't see it there. Did I also uninstall the whole Outlook.com feature?

Also, these lame replacements from Outlook.com, Yahoo and Gmail. I guess there's nothing we can do now to send really nice emails with graphics such as we could with Outlook using Word as our editors?

Is Thunderbird a good replacement and how does that work?

I cannot find a Gmail app at the store although I found a Yahoo app. How lame these programs look. I don't even see a place for contacts ... yet!

I appreciate your help and I'm afraid you may see me here often. After using XP for 6 years and knowing all the tips and tricks and how to get into and around all issues, 8 makes me feel like a newbie all over again. Hate it!

Thanks, jack

A:Wow! From 6 years of XP to Windows 8. OS Shock. Metro Tile

Hi Jack!

Welcome to Eightforums!

The MAIL tile is part of the "Agenda, Mail and persons" tile. So search on "Agenda" and you should be able to find it.

Isn't it great that Microsoft can even make the 'nerds' feel like they are newbie all over again? I loved the feeling myself! Beeing able to search the net for an answer to an obvious easy question. The feeling that you have to find it all out again. To be able to make the journey again..... I'm loving every minute of Windows 8!

So, my advise to you is. Don't give up. Give Windows 8 a change. Don't hate it that you feel like a newbie all over again. Love every second of it, because it probably will be another few decades before you can experience it again.

And, if you have any questions ==> ask everybody at this forum!

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I am having a small problem with the metro mail tile. When someone sends me an email with a link to a website, and I click on it, it opens up in the "metrofied" version of chrome. I would prefer it to open in the desktop version. I am fairly certain that my default web browser is the desktop version of chrome. How do I check what my default browser is, or does anyone know a way to fix this? Thanks.

A:Metro Mail Tile and email links.

You can configure Chrome to always open in desktop mode. There is a registry setting that I can't seem to find at the moment. Someone else may be able to find it.

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Hello pals, recently as I was multitasking on my HP W8 Pro I found my Metro UI had been corrupted or I might have done some CCleaner corruption ...
Any help?

A:Metro UI missing SOME tile icons and ALL ICONīS TEXT! HELP

Hello Amoled,

You could see if doing a system restore using a restore point dated before this happened may help.

Hope this helps.

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Guys has anyone found a way to increase the icon size of installed apps on metro?it just looks so ugly and odd such small icons next to the live tiles..
any thoughts?
thx in advance

A:Increase icon size for installed apps on METRO

Welcome to the forums, try the method in this tutorial and see whether it helps:

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I upgraded to the CP a few days ago and just noticed a huge problem. The "Show Desktop" tile that is normally on the start screen be default has gone missing. I can't figure out how I got rid of it in the first place, but is there some way to add it back?

EDIT: I have changed the title to more accurately reflect the problem. A bunch of the features that come with Windows 8 CP (the tablet friendly Settings page, Remote Desktop, the show desktop tile, The Windows Store, etc) all vanished shortly after I installed Windows 8. I tried reinstalling and the same thing happened again. If anyone else is having this issue, let me know.

A:Can't find "show desktop" tile on Metro start screen

Go to the start screen and just type Desktop. The first screen shown below should appear with the Desktop listed. Right click on the desktop icon and re-pin it to your start screen using the option at the bottom of the screen. Below it shows only 'unpin' as I have not deleted the desktop icon from my own Start page.

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Gradually getting my head around W8 CP, however after a recent reboot the tile for "desktop" is now gone under metro.

Any ideas how to restore? If I right click and browse all apps it isn't present.

Having navigated to "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs" I can't see a desktop shortcut there but I'm fairly sure there was one before. If someone could give me the information to recreate it as it appears on their system it would be most appreciated!



A:Lost "Desktop" shortcut/tile in Metro UI

Hello CDJay, and welcome to Eight Forums.

If you like, you can use the "Show Desktop" shortcut at the link below to pin to your "Start" screen that will work like the default "Desktop" one.

Show Desktop Shortcut - Create - Windows 7 Forums

In addition, you should also have a Desktop link in the "Desktop Tools" menu that you could use to open the desktop.

Hope this helps some,

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I use W7's volume control for the studio monitors I use. It's not practical to use the knob on the monitors since it is located in the back.

The max volume (100%) in W7 is not loud enough while the minimum volume (0%) still makes sound when Id like it to be mute if it's at 0%

How can this be done?

A:How to increase max volume and decrease minimum volume

Did you make sure you upadated your sound card drivers from the manfacuter's website?

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i have a 1 physical hard drive which is 80GB
C: free: 2GB
total: 20GB

D: free: 22GB
total: 60GB

i want to increase my local disk C:, then decrease from local disk D:

what software and how should i do it


A:how do i increase C:partition and decrease D: partition

Why do you have 3 threads on the same subject?

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I have a laptop that only has a VGA output. I also have it connected to an external monitor.

Is there a converter that will convert the outgoing analog signals into digital signals into my LCD monitor so that monitor will display digital quality?

Here are some converters i was looking at, but i'm not uite sure if this is what i'm looking for or not.





A:VGA to DVI converter/scaler

The displayed images can only be "digital quality" if the entire signal path from the video controller inside the laptop to the external monitor is all digital. Converting from digital to analog inside the laptop and then back to digital with an external converter will not get you any better picture.

If your monitor has analog inputs you may as well use them to connect to the VGA output of the laptop.

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Does anyone know what component I need to convert the outgoing vga analog signals into my external LCD so it can display as digital?


A:vga to dvi converter or scaler?

Please do not post duplicate topics. Reply here:


Make all posts regarding this matter in that thread. This one is closed.

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I am using windows 8.1 RTM version.
I cannot find my desktop tile or the store app anymore. I have tried searching with the search charm too. I checked various users and they are not there either. Some desktop programs have gone missing too

I will appreciate any help from you guys

A:My desktop tile and store tile has disappeared Windows 8.1

Do they show up in the Apps view, Apps Screen - Open in Windows 8 , if they do then just pin them back to the start screen.

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I am new to Windows 8, and on the tile display, when I touch a tile, i.e. the weather tile, a black screen appears with Accuweather.com in the middle; this lasts about a second, then the tile window display reappears. I would expect that the Accuweather.com website would appear, but it never does. Other tiles act the same way, but some apps are executed when the tile for them is touched.
Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong?

A:When a tile is touched it returns to tile display in a sec

Hello Auricman, and welcome to Eight Forums.

You might see if going through the troubleshooting steps in the tutorial below may be able to help for now.

Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8

Hope this helps,

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