Closed Win 8 icons wont open Tags: Configuration Computers Icons Windows 8 Last response: February 12, 2013 4:55 PM in Windows 8 Share Conrad_j December 21, 2011 12:15:19 AM I have loaded and reloaded win 8 and cannot get all of the icons to run various programs. I used the same installation disk on another computer and everything works fine. More about : win icons wont open brythespy January 25, 2012 10:56:07 AM By icons do you mean the tabs on the Metro UI? Legeslv February 9, 2012 5:28:50 AM When I first installed W8 I had a similar issue, with only the desktop app working. I was able to remedy it by increasing my screen resolution. A quick way to get there is by right clicking while in the desktop app. Related resources desktop icons wont open - Forum Can't see my desktop icons , task bar, and can't open task manager - Forum How To: Make Logitech c920 cam work in Win8 CP - Forum Takes a long time to show files icons in Windows Explorer - Forum Win 8 Pro Yay or nay? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution rocknrollz February 11, 2012 12:20:06 AM The cause is the resolution. It must be 1024x768 or higher in order for the tabs to work correctly. bestlink101 February 11, 2012 12:21:51 AM i think this happened to me, i just restarted the computer and it worked Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPrograms wont open from desktop icons ForumWin8 failure or misunderstood? ForumIcons do not fit in window on open ForumAny one here like win8 besides me? ForumChange icons view in save as and open ForumDesktop icons wont open ForumWin 7 open as if I had a dual screen setup - I only have 1 ForumHow-To: A quick guide to Win8 hot corners and what they do. ForumCatalyst control center won't open ? ForumPrograms wont open from desktop icons ForumNeed help Forum[Solved] Win 8 best for gaming or not More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !