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  1.    07 May 2016 #221
    Join Date : Apr 2015
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    Quote Originally Posted by Squall40 View Post
    Hello guys, just wanted to say that powershell method worked for me (Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"*}).
    Thanks for letting us know. Glad you got it sorted!
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  2.    13 May 2016 #222
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 1
    Wondows 10

    Defintely Works!!! To Get Windows button working & Right Click FIXED


    This DEFINITLY WORKS GUYS N GALS. Just make sure to right click over the powershell name after you search for it in the 'Search Windows' tab to RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR. It's about the only thing right click works on. THEN, your windows button will work (LASTLY). because during the process you will notice right click is working FIRST after about 23 processes complete. Takes about 5 min max. - Ten Boy (Just like Windows 10, I'm a lil haywire but I'm better than the old me after all is said and done) BUT windows 95 ...U always miss your first! Well Windows 3.1 was my crush, but 95 moved next door and it was OVER.

    Quote Originally Posted by flhthemi View Post
    Found this and it worked for me:

    Open powershell with admin privileges
    Copy and paste this line at the PS prompt:

    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}

    You might have to wait a second for it to appear, when it does hit enter and wait until the prompt returns from PS

    Don't know how long it will last but it's working now.....
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  3.    13 May 2016 #223
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Pro

    After 5 months of struggling - the problem is gone after installing (KB3152599).
    Hallelujah!
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  4.    13 May 2016 #224
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 45
    windows 10 pro

    Most likely,

    Here as well. The broken apps are working again and start menu (for the moment) It worked before after updates but only for a week or so. Fingers crossed
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  5.    13 May 2016 #225
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 170
    Windows 10 Home

    Quote Originally Posted by Alentiev View Post
    After 5 months of struggling - the problem is gone after installing (KB3152599).
    Hallelujah!
    Yep!
    Windows 10 patches KB 3147062, KB 3152599 show simpler is better | InfoWorld
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  6.    13 May 2016 #226
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Pretoria South Africa
    Posts : 242
    Win 10 Pro Build 1703 15063.332

    Quote Originally Posted by StoneD1612 View Post
    I just stumbled on to the first acknowledgement from Microsoft (that I have seen) that this problem even exists. They created a 'Troubleshooter' here: Troubleshoot problems opening the Start menu or Cortana - Windows Help
    Well, the very first step in the reference you posted IS what caused the loss of the Start menu in the first place!. The latest build update this week (10586.218 to .318) is what BROKE my system!

    What I wish is that MS would once and for all get to the point of addressing WHAT causes this issue and FIX IT! It is all very well to have to resort to a re-install every 6 months, but that causes all sorts of other issues which can take one months to recover from.
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  7.    13 May 2016 #227
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    So Cal
    Posts : 12
    w10

    This worked for me too. I got everything back except the start menu tiles. I never liked those anyway.
    THANK YOU!

    Quote Originally Posted by Ten Boy View Post
    This DEFINITLY WORKS GUYS N GALS. Just make sure to right click over the powershell name after you search for it in the 'Search Windows' tab to RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR. It's about the only thing right click works on. THEN, your windows button will work (LASTLY). because during the process you will notice right click is working FIRST after about 23 processes complete. Takes about 5 min max. - Ten Boy (Just like Windows 10, I'm a lil haywire but I'm better than the old me after all is said and done) BUT windows 95 ...U always miss your first! Well Windows 3.1 was my crush, but 95 moved next door and it was OVER.

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  8.    14 May 2016 #228
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 64 Bit

    This also worked for me. I WAS trying to fix some TOTALLY unrelated network problems (by changing some network setting) and the the start menu functionality (and Cortina) stopped working because ...reasons?

    It worked (and I didn't need to reboot). I rebooted anyway and of COURSE MS had more updates for me. So I held my breath to see if it still worked. After I passed out (never hold your breath during updates) I saw it DID still work.


    I have 3 theories about Windows 10.

    1) Parent's of some of the 4th string programmers (who were always sitting on the bench and never got to write code) complained to management, so they let them write an OS to make their mom's happy.

    2) They got it to work for a few minutes on ONE machine ONCE and said "Great. Works. Ship it."

    3) They care more about cross-marketing stuff to give a damn if it WORKS, and care more about covering their asses when it doesn't work then helping.


    Quote Originally Posted by nigelmercier View Post
    A bit tricky without a Start Button?

    My workaround was to copy the shortcut to PS on another PC and drop it onto the Desktop of the stricken PC. The original PS shortcut lives in C:\Users\YourUserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Windows PowerShell\

    I also couldn't run Edge to get the command from the post by flhthemi, so I made a text document from the other PC containing:

    Code:
    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}
    I ran the PowerShell shortcut as Administrator and pasted the above. Having rebooted, I can confirm that it also worked for me.

    I've attached the files, not sure if it will work.
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  9.    26 May 2016 #229
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Webster, NY
    Posts : 46
    Windows 10

    Unfortunately, the powershell method:

    Code:
    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"*}


    Didn't work for me at all. It does 4 complete "tasks" then gets stuck about 20% of the way through the fifth one indefinitely. No idea what to do about that. It's getting very frustrating.
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  10.    26 May 2016 #230

    PowerShell worked for me. But because there are many different causes of the same problem, it doesn't work for everybody.
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