[Fixed] : Windows 10 Start Menu Not Working


Sometime Windows 10 start menu not working properly, if
you’ve updated the Windows 10. If Start Menu does not open or
Start Button is not working in Windows 10, the following are
some things you can try to fix the problem “Windows 10 Start
Menu not working”.
Similar types of error
Windows 10 Start Button Not Working ,
Cortana Not Working, Microsoft Edge Not
Windows Store Not Working,
Icons not showing and software not starting.

Solution 1 : Start Menu

Download the
Start Menu Troubleshooter
from Microsoft website
and run it. The troubleshooter checks for the following
issues :

Start Menu application are installed

Registry key permission issues
Tile database corruption issues
Application manifest corruption issues.

Solution 2 : System File

Press the Ctrl + Alt + Del keys at the same time to
launch Task Manager or right click the taskbar, the select
“Task Manager”. Head to File > Run new task and type
PowerShell, click the “Create this task with administrative
privileges” and tap OK.
In the Windows
Powershell, type sfc /scannow and press

If the result are “Windows Resource Protection did not
find any integrity violations”, it means that there is no
corrupt files can be found. But you need to try
solution 3
, if you see the message
“Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but
was unable to fix some (or all) of

Solution 3 : Repair Windows

In the Windows PowerShell, type the following command
to repair the windows image.

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image

This command download the files from Windows update to
replace the corrupt files.

Solution 4 : Reinstall Windows

Copy and paste the following command in the Windows
PowerShell and press Enter

Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage
-DisableDevelopmentMode -Register

Wait until the apps download and installation process
completes, ignore any red text that appears and restart

Solution 5 : Create a New User

Open the PowerShell Windows stated in Solution 2 and
type the following command :

net user NewUsername NewPassword /add

Please don’t use any space and capital letters.

For example, in the above image earth
is the username and move123 is the password.
Log into your new account and see if has resolved your

Solution 6 : Check for

Press Windows key + R, type ms-settings and then select
OK to open Settings. In Settings, choose Update &
Security > Windows Update, and then select Check for
updates. Install any available updates and restart your PC if

Miscellaneous Solutions

—>Open the task manager and find “Windows Explorer”
in the processes. Right click on the Windows Explorer and tap
on restart.

—>Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete and select sign out to
your account to see if the issue has been resolved.

—>Disable or uninstall the anti-virus program from
your computer and restart your device to fix the Windows 10
Start menu not working issue.

—>Delete the TileDataLayer folder in the AppData
folder. (make sure you have “Show hidden files” marked in
your file setting in the control panel)


Now copy and paste the following command in the
PowerShell Window

Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage
-DisableDevelopmentMode -Register

Let us know if any thing worked for you or if
you’ve any suggestions feel free to share in the comment

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