Windows 10 Start Menu Not Working

Today Windows 10 is more and more widely used. People are enjoying the most advanced features as well as the fashionable style it brings. Despite Windows 10 is the most advanced operating system Microsoft has released till now, some unexpected issues appear somehow. And one of the problems is that Windows 10 start menu not working.
If you are seeking for a way to resolve this issue, we hope this post can help.

How Do I Fix Start Menu in Windows 10

Before you start, we strongly suggest making a full backup of your PC, for any mistake during the fixing process can bring further damage to your data. A backup is useful in that case. How can do such kind of backup? You may use Professional system backup software like MiniTool ShadowMaker or professional disk manager like MiniTool Partition Wizard to help you. Here you can read [The Best Windows 10 Backup Software for System or Disk Backup] to get the details. And we just focus on how to repair Windows 10 start menu.

Solution 1. Relog in

Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete keys at the same time. When you see the following interface, click Sign out. Then relog in with your account. Check if this helps.
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Solution 2. Create a New User Account

Run Windows PowerShell with administrator’s privilege. In the pop-up window, type the following command: net user newusername newpassword /add (please set the newusername and newpassword with what you prefer)
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Then restart your computer and check if Windows start menu has already fixed.

Solution 3. Use Microsoft Start Menu Troubleshooter

Download Microsoft Start Menu Troubleshooter and launch it to get the main interface. Click Next and this tool will start scanning for issues and try fixing them. If no issue is found, you will a message that reads “Troubleshooting couldn’t identify the problem”.
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Solution 3. Reinstall Windows Apps

It is said that reinstalling all Windows 10 apps sometimes works if Windows 10 start menu and Cortana not working. Note that the process might delete any data saved in these Windows apps, so back up anything important before you start.
Run Windows PowerShell as administrator, type this command and press Enter:
Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}
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Now you may follow the simple guide above to fix Windows start menu. They should be helpful. However, if the issue persists, you may read the full guide [How Do I Fix Windows 10 Start Menu Not Working Quickly] to get more solutions.


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