Why do some Windows Apps open & immediately minimize?

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  1. WAR

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    Some of my Windows apps (Spotify, Nook, etc) open and then immediately minimize to the task bar on the desktop view. If I select them from the task bar, they do the same thing again. Any ideas why that happens?
     
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    That means that they crashed. Try uninstalling and reinstalling them.
     
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    Thanks ctitanic but that didn't work. Looks like those having a similar problem on the Microsoft Community Forums are being steered toward a system refresh. I'll just delete the apps before I go to that extreme . . .
     
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    Refreshing for sure will fix it.
     
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    I have done a complete refresh on my brandnew SP4 and this problem is still present, with all apps, and with the W10 before and after the Anniversary Update. I cannot get my mouse nor my pen to hold the window still so that I can use it. I am not running anything other than Office 2016 and voice recognition software (Dragon NatSpeak) and the standard W10 programmes. Any suggestions much appreciated.
     

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