But if you have installed Windows 10 Anniversary Update, it is working now. You can go to Microsoft to get this tool and then follow the steps to do the fix. All you have to do is just download and install troubleshooter and Run it. Method 4: Uninstall third-party Antivirus If you are using 3rd party Antivirus on your Windows 10 then it is time to disable it. Might want to check your System Protection also, if you use Restore Points. Just enable and disable Start full screen or Tablet mode and see if this help out. Now start button one of the major changes in Windows 10.
Hope this information is helpful. This mode changes the start menu to the old full screen mode similar to the one on Windows 8 and 8. Your start menu should work now. To boot to safe mode: Click start, power, restart while holding the shift key. Undoing changes did bring the functionality back.
I can however still use Winkey+R and open stuff from there. First couple of days it was fine and now I can't even activate the start button. Click on any of them and then click Run the troubleshooter. You just need to press Ctrl+Alt+Delete and select sign-out. Then right-click in the center pane below the other account names and choose 'New User' Create a new User account with valid info.
I have no idea if this will help you as my problem occurred after a fresh install but might be worth a try. Pop ups every day to install Windows 10 for free! WindowsInstructed has been founded as a Windows solutions website for the most common Windows issues that users are experiencing while using their system. So either this guy works for Microsoft or just guessed the code because Microsoft had no answer as to why entering 4 worked. Cortana seems to work fine. You can reach Powershell through the following three ways. So I suppose you could enter a powershell command right there.
Best regards Please mark the reply as an answer if you find it is helpful. So go ahead and restart the system. Now apply above trick in your new user login. After updating to Windows 10, some users are posting that they are facing some serious issues regarding start menu. Or is the Start menu stuck and unresponsive? The recent up gradation of Windows 10 has irritated users across the globe.
Disable Zemana AntiLogger Free keystroke encryption Another suggested fix from the comments section, from member Steve Humphries, involves a compatibility issue with Zemana AntiLogger Free software. You wont even realize you're in powershell until you type. If some problems are found, they will be displayed and fixed. . Going into Services and setting startup parameters and finally restarting Windows Search will hopefully get your taskbar search working again. See: Post the link to the report that Speccy gives you and also open the Speccy link. Updated May 31, 2018: I've refreshed this guide to ensure it still applies following the April 2018 Windows 10 update.
If the start menu turns all right, you may contact the software supplier for a solution. Is there any other solution that may fix my issue? That should not have been a requirement to operate my computer, or it should have been explained to me before I did this damn upgrade. An in-place upgrade repair will not delete your user installed apps. This may allow you to use the Windows button until the next time that it freezes up. Simply run it and follow the instructions. Lets give it a go.
Method 6: Make Start Menu Full Screen Windows 10 allows you to have a full-screen start menu. Step 4- Double-click on the newly created item and set the value to 0. Use Full-Screen Start or Tablet mode Another group of users suggested that they fixed the issue by first enabling the Windows 10 tablet mode and then back to normal mode. Some links in the article may not be viewable as you are using an AdBlocker. I spent 5 hours with a microsoft tech online.
Sign in to your account in safe mode. That's a decision I don't want to be a part of. Step 2- Then click on Settings. Step 3- Sign back into your account to see if the issue has been resolved. Glad it all worked for you! Now you can go to settings and check for the latest update.