Windows 10: Keeping programs open

Discus and support Keeping programs open in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; My granddaughter seen me using my laptop yesterday .If I wish to use a program I double click the desktop icon and it opens up. She told me why don't... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by dafydd, Sep 12, 2018.

  1. dafydd Win User

    Keeping programs open


    My granddaughter seen me using my laptop yesterday .If I wish to use a program I double click the desktop icon and it opens up.
    She told me why don't you just leave the programs you use most of the time just close them down to the task bar so they will open quickly .
    Would that be a good idea.
    Many Thanks.

    :)
     
    dafydd, Sep 12, 2018
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  2. DrPepper Win User

    Best way to keep vista clean and healthy

    Yeah just caught it there.

    I'm going to attempt to have a step by step guide on how to use these programs efficiently.
     
    DrPepper, Sep 12, 2018
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  3. smartali89 Win User
    Why did the startup window get cleared?

    I didn't missed any step, the list was gone and gone , even after using lot of programs the programs were not listed in that list.
     
    smartali89, Sep 12, 2018
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  4. Billion Debbarma Win User

    Keeping programs open

    Cannot insta;; or uninstall programs it keeps saying a program already being installed!

    Hi Brandi,

    Welcome to Microsoft Community and thank you for your interest in Windows 10.

    I will definitely assist you with the issue.

    To understand the issue better, please provide us more information.


    • Which program are you trying to uninstall?

    • What is the exact issue with Office XP Student?
    The issue you are facing could be due to the program is running on desktop background. Let’s try simple troubleshooting steps and heck if it help in resolving the issue. Follow the below steps:

    Step 1.

    I suggest you to go to the task manager and check if the program is running on Windows back ground. Follow the below steps:

    • Press CTRL+Shift+ESC to open Task manager.
    • Locate for the program which you are trying to uninstall.
    • Right click on it and click on End task.
    • Try uninstalling the program.
    If the issue still persist try the below steps.

    Step 2.

    I would recommend you to restart the computer and as soon as the computer boot up try uninstalling the programs.

    If the above steps did not fix the issue try the below steps provided.

    Step 3.

    I suggest you to unregister and register the Windows installer and check if it helps. Follow the below steps:


    • Click Start, click Run, type
      MSIEXEC /UNREGISTER, and then click OK. Even if you do this correctly, it may look like nothing occurs.

    • Click Start, click Run, type
      MSIEXEC /REGSERVER, and then click OK. Even if you do this correctly, it may look like nothing occurs, or you may briefly see an hourglass. After you run this command, the operation is complete.
    Hope this helps. Post us with the status we will be glad to help you.
     
    Billion Debbarma, Sep 12, 2018
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