Cant access settings


  1. gbu
    Posts : 117
    Windows 10 Pro
       #1

    Cant access settings


    My dad has just upgraded to windows 10 and is having a couple mof issues the first is that he cant access the settings.

    He presses it via the start>settings but it just flashes up then goes off.
    Hes tried the Windows key + i same thing happens
    Also via windows explorer>This Pc>Computer>Open Settings

    He has ASUS X550C laptop

    Any help will me most appreciated.
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  2. Posts : 119
    Windows 7 (reverted back)
       #2

    To be honest, this is something that would require a LOT more information to solve.
    is this the Only issue you are facing or are there multiple issues?

    let me know
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  3. Posts : 51
    Windows 10
       #3

    Create a new user account and see if it works there.
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  4. gbu
    Posts : 117
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       #4

    @Harpert
    How much more information would you like and ill find out?
    The other 2 issues he has encountered was his DVD drive wasn't being recognised or any USB drive either.
    @ventanasguy
    Ill see if he can add another user account to try
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  5. Posts : 1
    win 10
       #5

    not helpful advice


    I have the same problem - you cant add a new account because that is in 'settings' and 'settings' is not accessible!
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  6. gbu
    Posts : 117
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       #6

    Found this while searching and it worked for my dad he can now access the settings :)

    Settings doesnt launch, or launches the Store instead - Microsoft Community
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  7. Posts : 119
    Windows 7 (reverted back)
       #7

    Hi,

    Happy to see that it's solved.
    Sorry I could not assist earlier :)

    Have a good weekend....
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