Windows 10: Settings menu closes as soon as I open it. Help?

Discus and support Settings menu closes as soon as I open it. Help? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I just recently downloaded Windows Ten today 7/29/2015 and I wanted to personalize my computer. I opened the start window and clicked settings. The... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by AndrewPoole, Jul 29, 2015.

  1. Settings menu closes as soon as I open it. Help?


    I just recently downloaded Windows Ten today 7/29/2015 and I wanted to personalize my computer. I opened the start window and clicked settings. The window flashed up but then disappeared. It isn't showing up in my taskbar or in task manager. I tried accessing it from the tile itself and the little button on the side of the window. I also asked Cortana. All of the results were the same? Any help would be greatly appreciated.*Sad*Sad*Sad*Sad*Sad

    :)
     
    AndrewPoole, Jul 29, 2015
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  2. windows 10 control Settings menu closes as soon as I open it

    Dear Friends

    i am getting a problem with windows 10 after update last kb3176938 that when i open the setting or any other related to setting or user account windows is close as i open it

    i am not getting any solution for it, please help me for it
     
    deep.sharma84, Jul 29, 2015
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  3. windows 10 control Settings menu closes as soon as I open it

    still i am waiting for answer and facing the same problem....
     
    deep.sharma84, Jul 29, 2015
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  4. edmscan Win User

    Settings menu closes as soon as I open it. Help?

    No problems here. I just did it .. and I get a regular settings window as I would expect.
     
    edmscan, Jul 29, 2015
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  5. firenate Win User
    I have the same problem if you I find any more information on it I will reply back here.. One this is on windows 8 all you have to do was make another account with the admin command line type net user username password / add and the it would fix on that account but its not working for me maybe give that a shot
     
    firenate, Jul 29, 2015
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  6. I have the same problem, but I think I might have uncovered some more information: If you try to go into the personalize page, by right clicking on the desktop then clicking personalize, it says that ms-settings*Tongueersonalization-background does not have a program associated with it. That name is just the title of the pop-up, by the way. Try it and see what you think.
     
    SubatomicCake, Jul 29, 2015
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  7. Same problem here, guys. I installed Windows 10 last night. Everything seems to be working, but I can't open Settings. I have tried start menu, win+i, and the side bar menu, all with the same results. The window appears for a split second and then closes. As SubatomicCake mentioned, the personalize page after right clicking on the desktop gives me the same error. Any help is greatly appreciated!
     
    mlwhitaker01, Jul 29, 2015
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  8. LoliTrash Win User

    Settings menu closes as soon as I open it. Help?

    Same exact problem except sometimes it stays open longer.
    It closes on its own sporadically and usually within the first 20 seconds.
     
    LoliTrash, Jul 29, 2015
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  9. I had the same issue, but noticed in my application logs I kept getting a Side by Side error that "C:\Windows\ImmersiveControlPanel\Application.manifest" had invalid xml syntax. I opened the file in notepad and saw it was empty. All you need to do is delete this file (I just renamed it). My settings worked immediately as soon as this file was out of the way. I hope this helps someone.
     
    smithpaul60, Jul 30, 2015
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  10. So far so good, this seems to have worked! Thanks smithpaul60!
     
    mlwhitaker01, Jul 30, 2015
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  11. firenate Win User
    firenate, Jul 30, 2015
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  12. albeezy Win User
    I have tried this but it keeps on telling me to require permission from trustedinstaller to make changes to this file. What do i do?
     
    albeezy, Aug 21, 2016
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  13. Settings menu closes as soon as I open it. Help?

    I used this link which fixed most of my issues *Biggrin
    Removed direct download link
     
    PascoeManJR, Apr 4, 2018
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