You can now switch your Microsoft account to the new account and move all your settings and files to it. Then click on the Check for updates button and the Anniversary Update should come through. Method 6: Make Start Menu Full Screen Windows 10 allows you to have a full-screen start menu. The start menu functionality should be restored now. I'm not able to use the Search Bar, however I can click my apps that are pinned to the Taskbar to open them.
Restart your computer and log into the new user account. My upgrade also worked fine for a few days, then I had the same issues. My Solution After trying steps 1-4 of fleet-command which are what one finds elsewhereon the internet to no avail, I found another version of 5:. Read on to learn how you can rectify this issue: How to Solve a Broken Windows 10 Start Icon Issue There are many different ways to help resolve the problem with the Start icon, but the one that works will depend on the reason the icon stopped working in the first place. Now you can right-click on your new account name in the center pane and choose properties. If you have a better suggestion, welcome to leave your idea in the following comment section so as to share it with more users.
If it says errors were found, reboot and run it again. After around, I tried some suggestions online, and found out that sfc reported that I have corrupted files Error messsage: Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some or all of them. I put a shortcut on my desktop and its been working since - 7-10 days. If some problems are found, they will be displayed and fixed. Create New Admin Account If you have no personal attachment to your current admin account, creating a new one is worth considering. Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help. I have tried to restart Explorer.
There are several solutions to this problem; the best idea is to start with the easiest and move down the list if the problem persists. Linux Desktops is even more stable if you only use Window Managers. In the pop-up window, select a target disk to save all data on the original system disk. The Icon of Edge went black and then just removed it self from my Taskbar. Otherwise, you will see a message telling you there were no found integrity violations.
Please follow the below link to perform a sfc scan on the computer. If the same problem keeps reoccurring, you may need to try other methods below. If the problem persists, you have to go to our next solution. If the result you see is the same with the screen shot above, your system files are all right, and you should move on and run another test. I Tried to restore, but it said my antivirus was blocking the restart even when it's off. Since all antivirus software is different, you may be able to disable it simply by right-clicking on the icon and clicking to disable, stop or a similar option.
Reinstalling or updating a video or sound driver can also trigger the icon to stop working. The regular Windows updates can also trigger this issue. Coupled with the solution posted above by flhthemi, should fix most cases. Making start menu full screen and back sometimes can repair Windows 10 start menu. Method 4: Check and Repair Windows Files Step 1. Will try to fix it the next time you sign in.
Restarting the process can get the Start button to act normally once again. Enable Tablet Mode and Start Screen It is also worth trying enabling the Tablet Mode and Start Screen. Windows did not find any integrity violations and Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files and repaired them mean there are now no corrupt files, but Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some or all of them indicates a problem. Now you can right click the Start button and on the menu list select the admin powershell option! You may not have to try them all; just work your way down until you find the one works for you. Note that Microsoft has its own default anti-malware, Windows Defender.
To manage user accounts for this computer, use the User Accounts tool in the Control Panel. Make sure you backup all your vital files and programs before you do the reset. Reinstalling Sound and Video Card Drivers Sometimes both the audio and video card drivers may create the problem. Then I got to thinking what else could be done. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete keys at the same time. All credit to Ayman Askar Someone else responded in the comments below and said this: onegp I just talked to Microsoft.
Check if all features in the start panel return to normal. Step 5 Restart the computer. Edit: It loads when I click the buttons but after a while nothing happens. I get weird crap going wrong all the time between different hardware with those, even sometimes on my Fedora laptop. This may allow you to use the Windows button until the next time that it freezes up.