If I click on the start menu, it doesn't do anything at all - no menu, no tiles - nothing at all! I removed all the tiles and placed the programs I use on the task bar. I spent most of my morning trying to find this answer, and haven't been able to find a reason or solution until I went back to eventvwr and found these errors. This is a quick fix, simply pin anything as a shortcut to the start menu browse to Program Files to pin a program. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. I don't know what to do. This is a giant pain in the butt that I have reported to Microsoft Partner Support and I hope the fix sooooooon! It says The configuration registry database is corrupt. I just spent almost this entire weekend trying to fix a broken Windows 10 start menu for another user via my remote desktop service, and I can say that 'your mileage may vary', depending on how badly corrupt the start menu or user profile is.
The expected checksum was 5185428953563641081 0x47f65828e12fb4f9 and the actual checksum was 1378623927485 0x140fc63b4bd. Once the administrator user is selected, it will take anywhere from 5 to 10 minutes to generate the Administrator's desktop profile. If you have been through the typical fixes for the annoying problem of having your Windows 10 Start Button not working, then this is the page for you. The troubleshooter is limited to detecting and resolving four Windows 10 start menu problems currently. But Windows+X still does not do anything, and searching within Windows settings still does not work. For technical support inquiries, Dennis can be reached via Live chat online this site using the Zopim Chat service currently located at the bottom left of the screen ; optionally, you can contact Dennis through the website.
The lesson is, dont ever forget the basics! Missing Menu Tiles, Broken Start Menu, No Start Menu tiles, Windows tiles not showing up, etc. It is a good idea. The Start menu is one of the most common components on Windows 10 that can break. It appears Windows 10 doesn't add the two start menu folders to the index by default and you will need to add them for changes especially those manually made to be shown. It was due to a corrupted live tile database. Discussion in '' started by oxonsi,. As the start menu not working we need to open this on a different way.
You can read very brief explanation and. Here's my guess and it's just that : There was a shortcut to Chrome on the Start Menu after the System Restore was performed. Simply send me a message using the and I'll get back to you as soon as I can. But I solved it a much easier way. I have a weird problem that's almost not a problem. Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is a huge update that overcomes the design, functions, features, apps, and whatnot. You might want to disable windows update after though.
Which containing details of the issues found if any and fixes applied. Also for the record, in addition to a missing start menu and apps, I cannot select search results within Cortana. Try signing in using a new user account and check if the issue persists. This process will take a while - anywhere from 5 to 10 minutes or longer; if you see red text being output during the process, you can safely ignore it. Right now I am doing a bare metal restore from my network based Veeam Endpoint Storage every time this happens about 8 times the last 3 months.
My Windows start menu won't open either. This will scan the Windows image for any corruption and repair the system image. Follow the Steps below and check if that helps. Microsoft has worked hard on Start Menu issues and they have now released a dedicated troubleshooter or fix it tool for it. Log off the computer, and then log on as the new user. I'd love any suggestions that don't involve reinstalling windows, though I know that might be my only hope. All other system and file continuity checks I've run show no other problems.
Restart windows To complete the process. This may happen due to the problems existing in the current Windows version. Is there a way to make the new account I created, log in with my Microsoft User Credentials? Is there some type of cache that might be corrupt? If you are also suffering with Windows 10 Start menu problem, the good news is Microsoft has released an Official Start menu Troubleshooting tool. You might also see randomly popping up Start menu at times for no reason. Cortana applications are installed correctly, and checks permission issues with registry keys, checks if the tile database is corrupt and finally, checks if the application manifest is corrupt. To repair damaged system, you have to purchase the licensed version of malware removal tool.
So I then researched and attempted some manual fixes on the tile database, but no success. However, you can download it from third-party sites. If Start menu found any suspect serious damage to the system and not fixed itself. This patented repair process uses a database of 25 million components that can replace any damaged or missing file on user's computer. My Start Bar is bare as can be. I can't promise I'll respond to all the messages I receive depending on the volume , but I'll do my best. Microsoft Regularly Drop with new features, Security improvements and Bug fixes to patch the hole Created by third-party applications.
Windows checks core system files to make sure they are not corrupt or modified, and replaces them if they are. This will start the Troubleshooting Tool. The text you copied in Step 5 should now have been output onto the command line. If successful, you will be logged off of Windows. Independent news and views for the tech community. Please help me with this. The start menu will now work, as well as everything else that wouldn't respond.
Permission issues with registry keys: Checks the registry keys for the current user and correct its permission if required. Required applications are not installed correctly : Indicates the app which needs your attention to re-register or reinstall. This logfile has been damaged and is unusable. Re-register Windows apps If all Above methods failed to fix the start menu problem, Then Re-register the Start menu app To Default Setup by the following below. I can live with my pc as is assuming the issues will be resolved in time via future windows 10 updates. That said, many of the 'fixes' I came across online were rather confusing and long winded, and some were not even necessary.