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Windows 10, Start button not working.

post #1 of 7
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My initial install the windows key on my keyboard worked fine. A few days later it just stopped. I've tried everything I could find online. I even did a complete re-install and it's gone. Any one else have this issue and how did you solve it?
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I've not seen that one - although I've seen a few other funky things like clicking it and only getting the outline of the menu.
    
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I had to reboot to get the start button working again lol

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Yea... It's driving me nuts. I'm about to go back to 7.
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post #5 of 7
This happened to me a few days ago, turns out it was because I had Starcraft 2 open in the back and despite having the game minimized, it was blocking my Windows key.

I would check your task manager for anything funky that might be running in the background that could potentially be blocking your windows key.
post #6 of 7
I had this problem over a year ago - this solved it for me! thumb.gif


Press Windows Key + R on your keyboard.
Key in PowerShell and hit Enter.
Right click on the PowerShell icon on the taskbar and select Run as Administrator.
Now paste the following command in the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window and press Enter key:

Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}



Wait for PowerShell to execute and complete the command. Ignore the few errors (in red color) that may pop up.
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Yea I have tried that. no luck
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