1. Mr. Brown's Avatar
    I'm having problems getting IE to open up when in tablet mode. It wont open at all. I can browse to iexplorer.exe and open the desktop version though. IE opens just fine when not in tablet mode. Also, when I restart, it doesn't default to tablet mode. Any ideas on what I should check?

    01-25-2015 10:06 AM
  2. Man0fSteel's Avatar
    From what I understand tablets under 8" will default into tablet mode.

    How is everything else on the tablet with the preview?
    01-25-2015 10:21 PM
  3. Mr. Brown's Avatar
    It works pretty good. I am frustrated that it didn't keep my start screen layout when I upgraded. I've basically had to re-pin everything. Chrome is really slow, but I didn't have chrome on there before so I don't have a comparison.

    One thing that is frustrating is that when in tablet mode, I cannot open IE, unless I navigate to C:\Program Files\Internet Explorere\iexplorer.exe, which is a pain and then I'm limited to the desktop browser which isn't as easy to use without a mouse and keyboard.
    01-26-2015 10:42 AM
  4. Giffdev's Avatar
    There's a known issue in the January Tech Preview where IE isn't launching correctly from the start menu/Cortana. As a workaround, you can pin IE to the taskbar or create a desktop shortcut, and then it should launch properly. This effects desktop mode and tablet mode.
    01-26-2015 12:10 PM

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