Windows 10: SOLUTION - Start menu disappears, start menu will not open [Solved]

Discus and support SOLUTION - Start menu disappears, start menu will not open [Solved] in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; PROBLEM STATEMENT: All of the sudden one day the Start Menu in Win 10 stopped working, clicking the button or pressing the Win key had no effect.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by JOblong, Dec 6, 2018 at 5:47 PM.

  1. JOblong Win User

    SOLUTION - Start menu disappears, start menu will not open [Solved]


    PROBLEM STATEMENT: All of the sudden one day the Start Menu in Win 10 stopped working, clicking the button or pressing the Win key had no effect.


    After spending hours exploring all manner of weird and wonderful *hacks* on the Internets to no effect I have stumbled across the following fix (for me anyway).I post this here in the hope that others will find the post and find it useful.


    CAUSE = The no Start Menu issue may be to do with sizing of the Start Menu getting messed up. (i.e. is super small or off the screen - I have a multi screen setup with imperfect connections so sometimes the screens are cycling through on/off which may have thrown things out). SOLUTION that worked for me is:

    Go to SETTINGS > PERSONALISATION > START > then toggle all the toggle buttons…. I changed them all but I suspect that turning on “Use Start Full Screen” + using 'full screen start' + then reverting to 'regular start' kicked the start menu back into gear.
    Start menu is now back working without issue.


    :)
     
  2. Jetster Win User

    Windows 10 Start menu issue

    Ive always had issues with the start menu. Pin to start sometimes doesn't work. Now I cant move the icons. And the right click menu sticks. If I do manage to move one it disappears on to reappear later.
    Love 10 other than that. Whats the deal? I would like to organize my icons. Ive tried tablet mode too

    Another thing it does when I first restart its bright. Then if I try to move something it dims
     
  3. Start Menu not in position properly

    Any difference when you set it to classic start menu?
     
    DanTheBanjoman, Dec 6, 2018 at 5:57 PM
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  4. Darknova Win User

    SOLUTION - Start menu disappears, start menu will not open [Solved]

    Start menu default internet acces icon screwed?

    That's what I had, I honestly can't remember how I fixed it though. I just had to use the Pin to Start Menu thing.
     
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