Windows 10: Taskbar blank & Start button unresponsive

Discus and support Taskbar blank & Start button unresponsive in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Now & then when I start my computer, nothing appears in the task bar, the Microsoft Start button at the bottom left fails to respond to either a left... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by vijkanwar, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. vijkanwar Win User

    Taskbar blank & Start button unresponsive


    Now & then when I start my computer, nothing appears in the task bar, the Microsoft Start button at the bottom left fails to respond to either a left or right click, the Cortana window "Ask me anything" & the Task View are also unresponsive'
    I then restart the computer either by pressing the power button for some time or by the Ctrl/Alt/Delete process. On re-starting everything is fine.
    What I don't know is how to prevent this problem from occurring again.

    :)
     
    vijkanwar, Jan 2, 2016
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  2. Windows 10 Start button NOT WORKING!!!!

    This of absolutley no use to me whatsoever. I have no access to the task bar or the start button, and my PC is renderd virtually useless as a result of the supposed "upgrade". Can you please post a repair for this in plain English and one that actually has
    a chance of working.?

    At the moment I have an unresponsive start button , a box that says "I'm cortana ask me anything" which I find juvenile to be honest, and a blank taskbar.
     
    michaelmalonemgm, Jan 2, 2016
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  3. Taskbar is unclickable

    My taskbar is unclickable ....... each icon I pressed is unresponsive including "WIFI, Battery, start button"etc .please help me it's not solving ........
     
    Rachit Sharma, Jan 2, 2016
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  4. Taskbar blank & Start button unresponsive

    Hi there,

    This recently happened to me with my Surface Pro 4. All you gotta do is Ctrl+Shift+Esc (opens TaskMgr) and do File > Run. Type in 'powershell' and check the box that says Run task with administrative privileges. Once you get into PS, run this:

    Code: Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}[/quote] Should fix it right then and there, but you may need to restart.

    Hope it helps *Smile
     
    Michaelvas17, Jan 2, 2016
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  5. vijkanwar Win User
    Dear Michael,
    Many thanks for your prompt reply.
    As I said, the problem gets instantly solved if I do nothing but merely re-start the computer. But after a few days it recurs.
    What I want is to know why this happens and how can it be permanently solved.
    Best regards,
     
    vijkanwar, Jan 2, 2016
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  6. It's a bug I believe. It happened to me several weeks ago as well. Eventually, Microsoft will release an update to address it.

    Good luck & regards.
     
    Michaelvas17, Jan 3, 2016
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  7. vijkanwar Win User
    Thanks Michael
    I will wait patiently for MS to de-bug it
    Best regards,
     
    vijkanwar, Apr 4, 2018
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