Why does Project run as a background process versus as an app?

Dr. Geoffrey Webster 1 Reputation point

I have installed MS Project via Microsoft 265 via office.com. The install went well and the Icon for Project is on my desktop. However, when I double click the icon, MS Project flashes like it is running and nothing else happens. Whe I check Task Manager, MS Project is running as a "background process" and not as an "app" in the foreground.

How can I resolve this issue?



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  1. Dave Patrick 426.3K Reputation points MVP

    Office Project is not currently supported here on Q&A. The product group for Project actively monitors questions over at

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