Can't click on anything in Taskbar or Start Menu

  1.    14 Mar 2018 #1

    Can't click on anything in Taskbar or Start Menu


    Good day. I have an HP notebook with Windows 10 and yesterday I noticed that when I tried to open any programs from the taskbar, nothing happened. I clicked on the Start Menu also, nothing again.
    Even if I wave my mouse on the taskbar/Start menu. The icons don't light up...I can't even click on them. Very confused atm.
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  2.    14 Mar 2018 #2

    Hi, do you have System Restore enabled? If so, and if your PC responds to the keyboard, try
    Windows key + R
    and in the box type
    rstrui

    You should see a dialogue appear related to System Restore.
    If you have a restore point created before this started to happen, you could try using it.

    If Windows key + R does nothing, then you can also try booting your PC from a Win 10 installation medium, click 'Repair your computer' and so navigate to System Restore and try from there.

    Otherwise this has helped with similar symptoms:
    FIX - Windows 10 Taskbar Not Functioning - Microsoft Community
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  3. bro67's Avatar
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    Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.5
       14 Mar 2018 #3

    Remove Mouse/Touchpad Driver/Hardware, reboot and let the OS install default.
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