Windows 10: Settings Greyed Out After Using System Restore Point Solved


  1. Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Pro x64 v1607 Build 14393.351
       31 Aug 2015 #1

    Settings Greyed Out After Using System Restore Point


    After restoring my computer back two days using System Restore, I noticed in PC Settings>Personalization>Start>Choose which folders appear on Start, that all the options are greyed out except "Settings". I was wondering if there was a way to fix this? I already tried SFC /Scannow and DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth, but neither fixed the problem. Thanks in advance.

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    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition
       01 Sep 2015 #2

    There are a couple options you could try here:

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    Refresh your PC Fixes software problems by reinstalling the OS while preserving the user data, user accounts, and important settings. All other preinstalled customizations are restored to their factory state. In Windows 10, this feature no longer preserves user-acquired Windows apps.
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  3. Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Pro x64 v1607 Build 14393.351
    Thread Starter
       01 Sep 2015 #3

    Thanks Borg, I was also thinking of possibly trying an earlier restore point, could that fix it? I was hoping there was a quick and easy registry fix, or something else though. Guess not.
    Last edited by front360; 01 Sep 2015 at 21:09.
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  4. Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Pro x64 v1607 Build 14393.351
    Thread Starter
       03 Sep 2015 #4

    I may try an earlier restore point first, but if that doesn't fix it do you think I should Refresh or In-Place Upgrade first?
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  5. Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Pro x64 v1607 Build 14393.351
    Thread Starter
       13 Sep 2015 #5

    Fixed itself when I installed the November update, Threshold 2.
    Last edited by front360; 05 Dec 2015 at 13:48.
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