For quite a while now, a bug has harassed the Windows 10 Start Menu, so much so that it does not open at all, along with not react to any Keyboard Shortcuts.
You know the setting, the correct tap on one of the icons pinned to the Taskbar does not work. Thus making this bug Virus, Malware, Rootkit exceptionally irritating.
In the event that your Windows 10 begins to experience any one of these issues, at that point, have a go at embracing one of the solutions recorded beneath to get everything back to normal.
Solution 1 to repair Windows 10 Start Menu:
Open the command prompt and start a System File Checker. Just type in the Windows search bar: CMD and click on Command Prompt when it shows up in the search.
- Select an empty spot on the desktop and click with the right mouse button.
- Go to New and click on the Link item.
- Once the link is created, you will see the string Enter the path for the link.
- Enter this path (without quotes): “C: \ Windows \ System32 \ cmd.exe”.
- On the desktop, you will now find the command prompt.
- Right-click and select Run as administrator.
- Now, to run the System File Checker I mentioned, you need to enter this line in the command prompt:
Once the scan is complete, restart the PC and check if it has been useful to solve the problem. In most cases, the Windows Start button is fully functional again after this tweak.
Solution 2 to repair Windows 10 Start Menu:
The next is a little more extreme, but not so bad as you won’t lose all your files at least this will also help if you have Virus, Malware, Rootkit instructions etc.
You can try to repair the Windows image. For this option, open the command prompt again as Administrator and copy-paste this command line below:
Dism / Online / Cleanup-Image / RestoreHealth
Also, in this case, restart the PC to verify the solution to the problem.
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