Windows 10: Start Menu not Working

Discus and support Start Menu not Working in Windows 10 Tutorials to solve the problem; Are you clicking the start button but your start menu is not working? Or is the Start menu stuck and unresponsive? That is frustrating! The Start... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Tutorials' started by Win10 FaQ, Feb 4, 2019.

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    Start Menu not Working


    Are you clicking the start button but your start menu is not working? Or is the Start menu stuck and unresponsive? That is frustrating! The Start button has made a comeback in Windows 10, but not without bugs. Many Windows 10 users have encountered these start menu problems, and there are a few things you [...]

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    Win10 FaQ, Feb 4, 2019
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    I found the following article, ran the suggested powershell command and my start menu is working again. Here it is as I found it:
    Go to Start menu button and right click on it. This will open the contextual menu, after which you need to select Command Prompt (Admin). Once Command Prompt is open, go ahead with the following steps.

    • Type and enter: Powershell
    • Type the following: Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}
     
    Don Donadio, Feb 4, 2019
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    Start menu and taskbar not working.

    Hi Deva,

    Thank you for updating.

    I suggest you to refer the link below and follow the troubleshooting steps suggested.

    Troubleshoot problems opening the Start menu or Cortana.

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-in/windows-10/get-help-windows-start-menu

    Hope the Start menu works after performing the steps suggested. Thank you.
     
    Pavan_N, Feb 4, 2019
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    Start menu is not working on Windows 10

    Hi,

    Iunderstand the frustration if things are not working fine as expected.

    Please help us with below details,


            • When you say "If I sign in under my user name I am in some earlier version", which version you are referring to?

            • Did you made any recent changes to your computer prior to the issue?

            • When you say “I cannot access the start menu and am limited to IP as a browser” Is it refers to Microsoft Edge?

    As an initial steps, I suggest you to check for the Windows version. To do so, follow the below steps:

    1) Login to your computer through user name on which it show earlier version of Windows.

    2) Press Windows key + r.

    3) Type winver, hit enter.

    For the issue related to start menu, I suggest you to refer to the below Microsoft help article and check,

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us...ubleshoot-problems-opening-start-menu-cortana

    Reply with results and necessary information to help you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Krishna Priya V, Feb 4, 2019
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