1.    24 Jan 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 83
    WIndows 8.1.1

    problem with start menu, search and new notifications

    I'm having a problem with the start menu, search and new notifications not responding to a click. I think it might be tied to the fact I am using a local logon only. I have created a new user that logs onto Microsoft that doesn't seem to have this problem. I saw this in the notes: Occasionally, the Start Menu is improperly registered and will fail to launch. I have this problem every time I create a new local user and boot a couple of times. I have installed 9926 three times making sure I didn't do something goofy and I've never had this problem on this hardware that is fairly robust with earlier Windows 10 builds. Has anyone else had this problem or know what I could have possibly done wrong?

    Error codes in Event Viewer after I click on the start menu:

    The server CortanaUI did not register with DCOM within the required timeout.

    Activation of app Microsoft.Cortana_8wekyb3d8bbwe!CortanaUI failed with error: The app didn't start. See the Microsoft-Windows-TWinUI/Operational log for additional information.

    Faulting application name: SearchUI.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x54bdebe3
    Faulting module name: SearchUI.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x54bdebe3
    Exception code: 0xc000027b
    Fault offset: 0x00000000002ed4f6
    Faulting process id: 0xcd4
    Faulting application start time: 0x01d038136d175373
    Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.Cortana_1.3.1.444_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\SearchUI.exe
    Faulting module path: C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.Cortana_1.3.1.444_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\SearchUI.exe
    Report Id: aac72a70-a406-11e4-ab3d-d050993141ce
    Faulting package full name: Microsoft.Cortana_1.3.1.444_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe
    Faulting package-relative application ID: CortanaUI
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  2.    17 Feb 2015 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 TP


    have the exact same problem.

    After the last Update it only boots on a black screen with a visible mouse symbol.
    After System restore it boots up normal but Cortana and Apps doesnt work anymore.
    SFC/Scannow stops a 0% in normal mode and 2% in Safe Mode.

    Did you found anything to solve it without reinstall?
    Also i am not using virtual box, I have it installed on my HP 8460p Notebook.

    Here are some log entrys I found:
    The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:

    Systemadministrator should check the used DLLs referes to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/19757

    The server Microsoft.WindowsLive.Mail.wwa did not register with DCOM within the required timeout.

    The server "App" did not register with DCOM within the required timeout.

    The server "CortanaUI" did not register with DCOM within the required timeout.

    Also posted this here but no reply:
    Cortana Search and Apps fail to start - Microsoft Community

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    18 Feb 2015 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 3,780
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.105

    I had the start button problem. A registry change has (so far) fixed it: http://www.tenforums.com/general-dis...ld-9926-a.html
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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