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I can't add/remove tiles to my start screen because right-clicking does NOT bring up a menu. I have a clean install of Windows 8.1. When I right-click a tile, it puts a check mark on it, but no menu pops up.

I did a clean install of Windows 8 and then updated to 8.1 (installed all current updates before 8.1).

Output of sfc /scannow:

output of sfc /scannow

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    The sole reason "problem" isn't allowed is because we want people to describe the problem in their title. Please edit and fix that – you could say something about the menu not popping up. Thanks. – slhck May 18 '14 at 7:29
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    You have corrupt files. I would use the DISM tool to resolve the that problem. – Ramhound May 18 '14 at 13:26
  • slhck (what kind of username is that? Did you just hit random keys when creating you name?) I got my answer, so I don't think the title is a critical element. But thank you for your opinion. – GeekyDewd May 18 '14 at 21:35
  • slhck, yeah I could say "problem adding tiles to startscreen" since I have a problem, and I came here for help with my problem, you'd think I should say what I am having a problem with. If I was asking for an opinion, I'd say "what is your opinion about windows 8?" (windows 8 sucks). – GeekyDewd May 18 '14 at 21:48
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This happens because you are using a 3rd party theme which doesn't support the new right click menu of KB2919355. Update the theme to a compatible version or switch back to the inbox theme of Windows 8.1.

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