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When you sign in to Windows 8 on a tablet for the first time, the Touch Keyboard icon that should be displayed on the taskbar is not displayed.
This issue occurs only on certain devices.
Update informationTo resolve this issue, install update rollup 2855336. For more information about how to obtain this update rollup package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2855336/ )Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: July 2013
To enable the Touch Keyboard icon, use one of the following methods:
For more information about how to use the taskbar and touch keyboard, go to the following Microsoft websites:
How to use the taskbarFor more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to use the touch keyboard
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates