Windows 10: cant even open my files and settings and start menu

Discus and support cant even open my files and settings and start menu in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; from like 8 months I cant even update to 20h2,and cant even open my files , and cant even open start menu, search bar , settingsI don't know what... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Sileshbharadwaj, Jun 21, 2021.

  1. cant even open my files and settings and start menu


    from like 8 months I cant even update to 20h2,and cant even open my files , and cant even open start menu, search bar , settingsI don't know what happened to my laptop.I tried to fix by running sfc command and it shows this error: "Windows Resource Protection could not start the repair service".if I tried to open my files its says: "windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the time" but im still in administrative privilege's.....but i can open it by right clicking but not by double clickingcan someone help me

    :)
     
    Sileshbharadwaj, Jun 21, 2021
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  2. Paolo Mag Win User

    Start menu and settings both wont open.

    Hello Robert,

    As per the description of the issue, you are unable to open both Windows Settings and Start menu. For us to resolve this issue, we suggest that you perform troubleshooting. Here's an

    article
    that you can go to. In here, you'll see solutions to resolve Start menu issues.

    To resolve Windows Settings issue, kindly follow the steps listed below:

    • Boot into Safe Mode.
    • Open a command prompt windows.
    • Type sfc/scannow, and then hit Enter.
    • Once it's finished, restart the computer to check if the issue still persists.

    If the issue still persists after doing the steps above, kindly refer to this
    link
    for further troubleshooting.

    Let us know if the resolution provided works.
     
    Paolo Mag, Jun 21, 2021
    #2
  3. Ghot Win User
    Start Menu List - Settings

    You need to go one step further...

    Settings >Personalization > Start, then click as shown by the RED square...


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  4. cant even open my files and settings and start menu

    Windows 10 Start Menu won't open.

    Hi Dougie,

    Corrupted system files could be one of the reason why Start Menu is not opening.

    As an initial troubleshooting, we suggest following the steps listed in this article:
    Troubleshoot problems with the Start menu or Cortana
    see if it helps resolve the issue.

    Update us with the outcome so we can provide further assistance.
     
    Ronalene Mat, Jun 21, 2021
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