Windows 10: Start Menu, Taskbar and other buttons not working

Discus and support Start Menu, Taskbar and other buttons not working in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; I recently have been getting problems with my Windows 10 PC where the taskbar itself works fine, but clicking on the Start Menu button, volume button... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by JamesScarbrough1, Apr 21, 2020.

  1. Start Menu, Taskbar and other buttons not working


    I recently have been getting problems with my Windows 10 PC where the taskbar itself works fine, but clicking on the Start Menu button, volume button or wifi button does absolutely nothing and nothing appears. I'm unable to access any settings because my Start Menu doesn't work, obviously, and anytime I try to open a folder I get the error "No such interface supported"

    I've tried using Task Manager to restart and just completely end the explorer.exe task but all it does is reload explorer then continue the same problem. I need help with this as it's incredibly frustrating and makes using this PC a huge hassle

    :)
     
    JamesScarbrough1, Apr 21, 2020
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  2. Rensouken Win User

    Start menu button not working??

    I found this suggestion on this website:

    http://www.bidnessetc.com/

    I followed these steps and it worked for me. Hopefully it will work for you too:

    Step 1: Right-click the Start button and select Command Prompt (Admin) from the context menu.

    Step 2: Type Powershell in Command Prompt and press Enter.

    Step 3: Paste the following text in the Powershell window and press Enter.

    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}

    Wait for the command to run and ignore the red error prompts if they arise. The Start Menu should be operational now.
     
    Rensouken, Apr 21, 2020
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  3. Pavan_N Win User
    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, Apr 21, 2020
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  4. gammalin Win User

    Start Menu, Taskbar and other buttons not working

    Start Button and taskbar not working


    I did as suggested but didn't get to Troubleshoot or Reset computer. When it started back up with taskbar was complete and start button working. Everything seems ok, but slower. So thanks for that. Can you tell me about creating restore point manually and creating system image backup ?
     
    gammalin, Apr 21, 2020
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