Windows 10: Taskbar and settings unresponsive

Discus and support Taskbar and settings unresponsive in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; Recently, my Dell computer's taskbar has not been working. When I click on the Window's logo, type to search bar, or any of the tools in the right... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by SydneyCornelius, Oct 10, 2019.

  1. Taskbar and settings unresponsive


    Recently, my Dell computer's taskbar has not been working. When I click on the Window's logo, type to search bar, or any of the tools in the right corner, they are unresponsive. I also am not able to open my settings. I have tried to open them through right clicking on my desktop > display settings > then a message that says "This file does not have an app associated with it for performing this action. Please install an app or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default App Settings page" appears. I have tried restarting my computer multiple times.

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

    :)
     
    SydneyCornelius, Oct 10, 2019
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  2. Windows 10 Taskbar Unresponsive.

    Dear Amma,

    Sorry for the trouble, here are few steps that I would suggest:

    • Press the Windows + X
    • Open the Command Prompt (Admin)
    • Now type the command as " Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}
    • Push Enter
    • Restart the system.
    • Now see if the issue persists
    • If it persists the only option is to create a new user admin account.

    Do let me know if it helped and please mark the answer as helpful if it helped.
     
    Ankur Srivastava, Oct 10, 2019
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  3. Windows 10 Taskbar Unresponsive.

    Dear Amma,

    Sorry for the trouble, here are few steps that I would suggest:

    • Press the Windows + X
    • Open the Command Prompt (Admin)
    • Now type the command as " Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}
    • Push Enter
    • Restart the system.
    • Now see if the issue persists
    • If it persists the only option is to create a new user admin account.

    Do let me know if it helped and please mark the answer as helpful if it helped.

    I appreciate the assistance, but the Windows key doesn't respond to my pressing.
     
    Emma Miranda, Oct 10, 2019
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  4. John Fer Win User

    Taskbar and settings unresponsive

    Taskbar - to restore to default settings

    Hi,

    To change the settings for the icons on your taskbar, follow the steps below:

    • Right click on your taskbar.
    • Select on Settings.
    • On the pop-up window, look for the Combine taskbar buttons option.
    • Click on the drop-down arrow and choose Always, hide labels.
    • Once done, you can now close the settings window.

    These steps should help you with your issue.

    Get back to us if you need further assistance.
     
    John Fer, Oct 10, 2019
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