Windows 10: start button in windows 10 is not working

Discus and support start button in windows 10 is not working in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Since 2 weeks, my Start button in bottom left corner stopped working. When I click the button (icon), the processor seems to be working on something... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by StevenMul, Oct 6, 2018.

  1. StevenMul Win User

    start button in windows 10 is not working


    Since 2 weeks, my Start button in bottom left corner stopped working. When I click the button (icon), the processor seems to be working on something but the Menu does never pop up. Since I did not install any new software (other than the automatic MS Windows and Office updates) I do not understand why it does not work. I have tried to search for solutions, but could not find. Would appreciate some help from the community (Microsoft only supports when I will pay for it...). Thanks in advance. Steven

    :)
     
    StevenMul, Oct 6, 2018
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  2. twiggs462 Win User

    Start Button Not Working?


    What steps should be taken to diagnose a Windows 10 start button not working?
     
    twiggs462, Oct 6, 2018
    #2
  3. Start Button displaying but not working


    The start button was working until there was a forced reboot (power failure). Then left click (normal click) over the start button does absolutely nothing. Right click brings up a menu but "programs" and also "settings" are missing and not included on this list. Search or Task View buttons do not work either with "normal" click. Does anyone have any suggestion or fixes?
    Thank you in advance *Huh
    Sue
     
    suejbakula, Oct 6, 2018
    #3
  4. start button in windows 10 is not working

    my window 10 start button is not working.

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community and being part of Windows 10.

    I understand the inconvenience caused to you as start button not working after upgrade to Windows 10.
    This issue might be due to corrupted or missing System files.

    I suggest you to perform the below troubleshooting steps and check.

    Method 1: Run the SFC.

    System File Checker is a utility in Windows that allows users to scan for corruptions in Windows system files and restore corrupted files.

    Follow the below steps:


    • Right click on the Start button, click on
      Command Prompt (Admin).

    • Type “sfc /scannow” without the quotes and hit
      Enter.

    • After the scan, restart the computer and check for the issue.

    Method 2: Run the DISM Tool.

    If the issue persists, I would have you run the DISM tool to check the system health and will try to restore the files.


    • Right click on the Start button, click on
      Command Prompt (Admin).

    • In the Administrator: Command Prompt window, type the following commands. Press the
      Enter key after each command:

    • DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth


    • DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
    3. To close the Administrator: Command Prompt window, type
    Exit, and then press Enter.
    Note: The tool might take 15-20 minutes to finish running, so please do not cancel it.

    Hope it helps. Perform the above troubleshooting steps and kindly update the status of the issue, we will be happy to help you.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Oct 6, 2018
    #4
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