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Windows 10 Win+L suddenly not locking properly.

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As of this morning whenever I hit Windows key + L instead of going to the login screen my computer stays on the desktop and acts as if it's sort of half assed locked. It won't let me open the start menu or respond to CTRL+Alt+Delete until I restart the PC using the button the the tower (I can right click the windows logo and click restart but it won't restart).I also tried locking through the CTRL+Alt+Delete screen and it just gives me the loading icon until I shut down or restart.
Edited by CyBorg807 - 7/5/16 at 5:28pm
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I would try:

Check for any Windows Updates (probably is alreadyupdated but check anyway)
Run chkdsk/r
Run sfc/scannow

If it still doesn't work put your computer in a clean boot state and see if the issue persists. If it doesn't do it in clean boot you know it's one of your third party programs or services on the computer. If it still does it in clean boot state I would reload the OS.
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