Windows 10: settings wont open

Discus and support settings wont open in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; Click on gear win 10 get error when trying to open settings... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by timmaddox, Sep 27, 2018.

  1. timmaddox Win User

    settings wont open

    Click on gear win 10 get error when trying to open settings

    timmaddox, Sep 27, 2018

  2. settings wont open


    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    Please answer the below question to understand the situation better,

    • Are you facing this issue on a local account or the Microsoft Account?
    Please follow the below steps and check if it works,

    • Press “Windows key + I” to open the Settings screen.
    I suggest you to sign out from the current user account, restart the computer and then sign in to the Administrator account to check if this helps

    Reply us if you have further queries. We will be glad to assist you.
    Anup Karkal, Sep 27, 2018
  3. 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

    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
    for further troubleshooting.

    Let us know if the resolution provided works.
    Paolo Mag, Sep 27, 2018
  4. settings wont open

    W10 settings wont open


    We appreciate your efforts and sorry for the inconvenience you are facing. I will certainly help you with this.

    I would suggest you to try with the below step and check if it helps.


    • Open command prompt by pressing Windows key + X and selecting “Command prompt admin”.

    • In command prompt, type the following commands and press Enter after each command:

      DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth

      DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

    • Close the command prompt and restart the PC and check if it works.
    I hope this information helps. Please do let us know if you need any further assistance.
    ThofikhAhamad, Sep 27, 2018

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