1.    13 Apr 2016 #1
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Superfetch breaking start menu

    Hi all,
    Just made this account to see if anyone can help. I am running windows 10 on my desktop and the start menu broke on me. I did all the recommended fixes for it and that seemed to work for a few days then every time I would completely power down my desktop, the next time I would turn it on it was a 50/50 chance of the start menu working. So I eventually did a recovery -> reset this PC but kept most of my stuff and that fixed it. While I was re installing the things that didn't stay on my computer I was doing the basic turning off cortana, changing some security options, ect. I disabled prefetch and superfetch then shut down my computer and powered it back on. Again, the start menu button was broken. So, I turned on superfetch and prefetch and now it works fine. My question is WHY does the start menu break when those are disabled and is there a way anyone knows to get around this issue???
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  2.    13 Apr 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 2,014
    Windows 7

    If you stop making all these modifications you might have a chance to end up with a running system. Just leave everything alone. Don't try to be smarter than the system.
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  3.    13 Apr 2016 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 191
    Windows 10 Pro (x64)

    I have to agree, whats the point of turning of Prefetch and Superfetch? Neither hampers performance neither causes problems just leave them be.
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