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  1.    05 Feb 2016 #11
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 124
    Win 10 preview 10074

    When a left click on the Windows start menu icon will not work, just right click on it and open Task Manger, then click on "Windows Explorer" and hit "restart".

    No need to reboot Windows. Works every time.
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  2.    05 Feb 2016 #12
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 5,756
    Win 10 Pro (1607)

    Probably your best option to fix that would have been
    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums

    assuming no 3rd party program conflict..
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  3.    05 Feb 2016 #13
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 8
    Windows 10

    I had tried restarting windows explorer several times - Oddly windows explorer worked (slow and intermittently) after restarting it, but the start menu didn't (which I thought was part of windows explorer?).
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