Windows 10: Start menu, search and other apps won't start from task bar

Discus and support Start menu, search and other apps won't start from task bar in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hello, I have just upgraded from Win 7 Ultimate to Win 10 build 10240 The sart menu button does not activate anything, search doesn't either,... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Shai, Aug 8, 2015.

  1. Shai Win User

    Start menu, search and other apps won't start from task bar


    Hello,

    I have just upgraded from Win 7 Ultimate to Win 10 build 10240

    The sart menu button does not activate anything, search doesn't either, Notification bubble does not open anything either.

    Safe mode produces same behaviour, I have uninstalled AVG Anti virus as some people were correlating AV software with this behaviour.

    I also ran a system checker as suggested in some forums.

    Nada.

    I can right click on the start button but not left click

    Please help!

    :)
     
    Shai, Aug 8, 2015
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  2. loyall Win User

    In Win 10 some apps are not listed in the Start Menu

    Thank you Dustin,

    These two programs were pinned to my Task Bar during the update to Win 10, but they are not listed in the Start Menu either in All Apps or Most Used. How can I move these links from the Task Bar to the Start Menu?

    By-the-way typing these programs into the search bar on the Task Bar does not find anything.
     
    loyall, Aug 8, 2015
    #2
  3. Critical Error: Start Menu and Cortana aren't working. Windows 10 Build 10240

    For me my whole entire task bar isn't working. Pressing the Start menu and search bar won't launch anything. Any advice?
     
    Zachary Chiu, Aug 8, 2015
    #3
  4. SirChick Win User

    Start menu, search and other apps won't start from task bar

    I have this issue with Chrome ! Clicking it does nothing ! Have to right click and then select Chrome again in the sub-menu - very frustrating.
     
    SirChick, Aug 8, 2015
    #4
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