Apologies if this is the wrong site to post on, I was told Superuser was where questions about Windows belonged. I'm trying to find a setting or some console command that will remove the labels from Start menu items. On my Win10 desktop, it defaulted to a labelless interface until you expand it, but on my laptop it defaulted to the opposite and I cannot find a setting to change this:

(Version 1607 OS Build 14393.693)

win 10 start menu labels

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    What version of Windows 10 do you have installed? Open RUN and type "winver" and press Enter, then add the full Version and OS Build number(s) to your question. – music2myear Feb 15 '17 at 20:07
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    You aren't running the latest version of Windows 10 on that machine. Download version 1607 yourself to initiate the install manually, and once it's finished you will be all set. – Run5k Feb 15 '17 at 21:46
  • @Run5k My computer is completely updated. – Aaron Feb 16 '17 at 14:10
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    Please verify again that winver reports Version 1607. Windows Update finding nothing is not a valid check for that. /edit: Nevermind, missed the edit. – Daniel B Feb 16 '17 at 14:22
  • Your Windows installation may have become a hybrid of both pre-Upgrade and post-Upgrade components. I suggest you reinstall it. Just for fun, please provide the output of Get-AppxPackage -Name Microsoft.Windows.ShellExperienceHost (execute in Powershell). – Daniel B Feb 16 '17 at 14:32

Click the menu button at the top left of the start menu to hide or unhide labels in Windows 10.

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Source: CNET - How to customize the Windows 10 Start menu

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