Windows 10: No context menu on desktop icons

Discus and support No context menu on desktop icons in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I just upgraded my Win 7 Pro desktop to Windows 10 Professional (32-bit). Minor problems, as usual, when a new system is installed, but a specific one... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by dejudicibus, Aug 14, 2015.

  1. No context menu on desktop icons


    I just upgraded my Win 7 Pro desktop to Windows 10 Professional (32-bit). Minor problems, as usual, when a new system is installed, but a specific one is getting me crazy. When I click on any desktop icon, I do NOT get the traditional context menu, but the whole screen turns to a uniform background (theme color) and then, after half a second, go back to the usual desktop layout. This is really annoying. For example, I cannot empty the trash. Any idea?

    :)
     
    dejudicibus, Aug 14, 2015
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  2. glivr6 Win User

    Right-click Context Menu noshowing on desktop, Insider Build 10547 and Cortana not working either.

    shift + f10 not working for me either on desktop in 10547

    Cant unhide icons or get any context menu on desktop at all.
     
    glivr6, Aug 14, 2015
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  3. Cannot right click on my Desktop. Icons Missing.

    Click on your desktop. Then press SHIFT+F10 to bring up the context menu on your desktop. Turn "Show desktop icons" back on for now.

    This is a known bug in 10547. You'll want to keep "Show desktop icons" on in this build.
     
    zachd [MSFT], Aug 14, 2015
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