Windows 10: Grey Thing Covers the Menu When I Start Typing

Discus and support Grey Thing Covers the Menu When I Start Typing in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I am using Microsoft Windows 10 currently. Whenever I click on the Windows icon and begin typing something, the following happens: [ATTACH] This... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Neha Zaidi, Oct 25, 2020.

  1. Grey Thing Covers the Menu When I Start Typing


    I am using Microsoft Windows 10 currently. Whenever I click on the Windows icon and begin typing something, the following happens:


    Grey Thing Covers the Menu When I Start Typing 46786df3-d17b-4e2d-a576-c0c990370b8f?upload=true.png


    This grey thing that covers the menu is very annoying. It goes away when I click on it, but sometimes, I unknowingly end up clicking some icon that is beneath this grey thing. Is there any way to fix this issue permanently? Would appreciate easy and quick solutions. Thank you.

    :)
     
    Neha Zaidi, Oct 25, 2020
    #1

  2. Start menu not working

    I found the following article, ran the suggested powershell command and my start menu is working again. Here it is as I found it:
    Go to Start menu button and right click on it. This will open the contextual menu, after which you need to select Command Prompt (Admin). Once Command Prompt is open, go ahead with the following steps.

    • Type and enter: Powershell
    • Type the following: Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}
     
    Don Donadio, Oct 25, 2020
    #2
  3. Start menu is not working on Windows 10

    Hi,

    Iunderstand the frustration if things are not working fine as expected.

    Please help us with below details,


            • When you say "If I sign in under my user name I am in some earlier version", which version you are referring to?

            • Did you made any recent changes to your computer prior to the issue?

            • When you say “I cannot access the start menu and am limited to IP as a browser” Is it refers to Microsoft Edge?

    As an initial steps, I suggest you to check for the Windows version. To do so, follow the below steps:

    1) Login to your computer through user name on which it show earlier version of Windows.

    2) Press Windows key + r.

    3) Type winver, hit enter.

    For the issue related to start menu, I suggest you to refer to the below Microsoft help article and check,

    Fix problems with the Start menu

    Reply with results and necessary information to help you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Krishna Priya V, Oct 25, 2020
    #3
  4. #VSingh Win User

    Grey Thing Covers the Menu When I Start Typing

    Start menu is not working on Windows 10

    I have tried till the troubleshooter and got this

    "Microsoft.Windows.ShellExperienceHost" and "Microsoft.Windows.Cortana" applications need to be installed correctly.

    Now how do install these applications
     
    #VSingh, Oct 25, 2020
    #4
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