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  • Question

  • hi, 

    I have been having a problem with the taskbar in windows 8.1, where metro apps for some reason are displaying a blank logo instead of their normal ones. desktop apps work ok.

    Any help fixing this glitch



    Friday, April 3, 2015 8:30 AM

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  • Suggestions:

     There might be a chance that Windows update service is not running.

    a. Click on Start, type "services.msc" (without quotes) in start search box and press Enter.

    b. Locate Windows Update service.

    c. Right click on the Windows Update service and select Properties.

    d. In Start-up type, select Enable.

    e. Click Start under Service status.

    f. Click OK.

    g. Repeat the steps c to f for the following services also:

    Background Intelligent Transfer Service & Cryptographic Service.

    What happens if you boot in to Safe mode?

    You may also try  a Clean Boot

    You may try a System Restore. Select any restore Point when there was no such problem.

    You may need to create new user account as an administrator from the link provided below. Make sure you should follow the steps mentioned under Create a Local account

    S.Sengupta, Windows Experience MVP

    Friday, April 3, 2015 9:38 AM