Windows 10: Windows "settings" not displaying properly. Close on System. Can't use

Discus and support Windows "settings" not displaying properly. Close on System. Can't use in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi all, I have a very weird situation here. When I press "Start" then "settings" the "Windows Settings" page opens however it simply doesn't work... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by homerlovesbeer, Sep 9, 2019.

  1. Windows "settings" not displaying properly. Close on System. Can't use


    Hi all,

    I have a very weird situation here. When I press "Start" then "settings" the "Windows Settings" page opens however it simply doesn't work properly.

    If I open the "System" icon the screen does nothing for a second or 2 then closes. If I open any other icon such as "Updates & Security", "Personalisation", "Accounts", "Apps" or any other icon the section opens but the info is missing and not displayed. For example when I open "Updates & Security" it simply says "Windows Update" with no text and 2 small grey bars. In all of the "Windows Settings" sections it appears the same - missing text and grey drop down boxes that do not do anything.

    Things I've tried to resolve this issue;

    1. downloading and running the Windows Update Troubleshooter
    2. Run a system file checker - sfc /scannow
    3. Re-register Windows Apps Using PowerShell "Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.Windows.Cortana | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}" (I got a few red fails during this process).
    4. run a DISM scan "DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

    I do not know what to do. Help very much appreciated!


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    Cheers,
    Homer

    :)
     
    homerlovesbeer, Sep 9, 2019
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    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I understand the inconvenience you are facing.
    I will certainly help you with this.
    I suggest you to perform the below given steps and check if it helps:

    Method 1: This issue may happen due to system file corruption. I suggest you to run System file checker. System File checker (SFC) scan is done to check if there are any corrupted system files that could be causing this issue. Kindly
    follow the below given steps:

    • Press Windows key + X, select
      Command prompt (Admin)
      to bring up elevated Command prompt.
    • In Command prompt type sfc/scannow and press enter.
    • Restart the computer.
    Method 2: If no corrupted system files were found in the previous state, then I suggest you to try the following steps:

    • Open command prompt by pressing Windows key + X and selecting “Command prompt admin”.
    • In command prompt, type the following commands and press Enter after each command:
    DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth

    DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

    • Close the command prompt and restart the PC and check if it works.

    Hope this information helps. Post back with updated issue details for further help.
     
    Nachappa C K, Sep 9, 2019
    #2
  3. Windows 10 settings icon will not work properly.

    Hi,



    Thank you for posting on Microsoft Community. I understand the inconvenience you are facing.
    I will certainly help you with this.
    I suggest you to perform the below given steps and check if it helps:

    This issue may happen due to system file corruption. I suggest you to run System file checker. System File checker (SFC) scan is done to check if there are any corrupted system files that could be causing this issue. Kindly follow
    the below given steps:

    • Press Windows key + X, select
      Command prompt (Admin)
      to bring up elevated Command prompt.
    • In Command prompt type sfc/scannow and press enter.
    • Restart the computer.
    If no corrupted system files were found in the previous state, then I suggest you to try the following steps:

    • Open command prompt by pressing Windows key + X and selecting “Command prompt admin”.
    • In command prompt, type the following commands and press Enter after each command:
    DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth

    DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

    • Close the command prompt and restart the PC and check if it works.


    Hope this information helps. Post back with updated issue details for further help.

    Thank you.
     
    Parth P Patel, Sep 9, 2019
    #3
  4. Windows "settings" not displaying properly. Close on System. Can't use

    Windows display

    Hi,

    Welcome to Microsoft Community and thank you for your interest in Windows 10.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps how to customize the display:

    • In the search box type settings.
    • Click on system option.
    • Then click on display option and then you can change it.
    • For more settings for display you can go for advance settings option.
    Hope this information was helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
     
    Karthicka_R, Sep 9, 2019
    #4
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