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Some times when I open the start menu and I want to open an app it does nothing. Even if I want to switch to the desktop I have to use ALT+TAB because the Desktop button does not work.

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Maybe try to unpin and repin the desktop tile?

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No one? Today I couldn't switch to desktop when I started the computer. I had to CTRL+ALT+DEL to open task manager which switches to the desktop.

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Refresh your PC

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what have u installed or mucked with for it to actuall start doing that?

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[quote name='Swift-R' timestamp='1353768679' post='595346454']
No one? Today I couldn't switch to desktop when I started the computer. I had to CTRL+ALT+DEL to open task manager which switches to the desktop.
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Well, just as a temporary solution you can use the Win+D shortcut to get you there a bit faster.
Would it be possible for you to take a procmon? Download procmon.exe ([url="http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896645.aspx"]http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896645.aspx[/url]) then start it up, go to your Start Screen, and attempt to access the desktop. If it fails, press Win+D then File -> Save... all events as a PML file and upload it to Neowin. That way we know exactly where it failed and what it was doing when it failed.
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Win+D doesn't work when it's happening. I have to use ALT+TAB, it's the only way. The problem is when the computer is started, ALT+TAB doesn't work so I have to use CTRL+ALT+DEL.

Here's that PML file you requested:

[url="http://ge.tt/9mqebGS/v/0?c"]http://ge.tt/9mqebGS/v/0?c[/url]

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I'd refresh, it is one of the new additions to Windows 8 that really is a benefit.

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[quote name='Sekyal' timestamp='1353805557' post='595347416']
I'd refresh, it is one of the new additions to Windows 8 that really is a benefit.
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What do you mean refresh?

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[quote name='Swift-R' timestamp='1353805966' post='595347438']
What do you mean refresh?
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winkey+w, type refresh.
Read what happens (i.e.,your installed desktop applications will be gone). If you're okay with it, proceed.

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I don't want to lose my installed desktop applications, they're too many xD
There has to be a fix for this...

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