1.    27 Sep 2015 #1
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    Start Menu stops working?


    Been happening alot lately I can't open my start menu it just stops working. Only a restart or log off works.

    Any ideas?
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  2.    27 Sep 2015 #2
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    I wonder if resetting the start menu would fix this.

    See my post here: Resetting Win 10 Start Menu - Windows 10 Forums
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  3.    28 Sep 2015 #3
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    I saw that happen with one of the upgrades on a laptop here where there was no Start button, the Settings screen was found totally blank, and you couldn't open up the AllApps section at the bottom. Fortunately since I was already expecting a possible buggy upgrade I immediately slapped the clean install on anyways to see if that would activate before a second went on to go from the 32bit to 64bit 10!

    That was on someone else's laptop without being able to set up multiple accounts there. But you can always give that a try before considering either an upgrade to repair or full clean install.
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  4.    28 Sep 2015 #4
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    I have found out the issue, but I can't figure out why. If I play Fifa 16 full screen and come back out of the game I loose control of my start menu. wth
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  5.    28 Sep 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by shankly1985 View Post
    Been happening alot lately I can't open my start menu it just stops working. Only a restart or log off works.

    Any ideas?
    Make a 2 new local Admin accounts, AccountA and AccountB.

    Sign into both and then sign out.

    Sign into AccountA. Copy C:\Users\<AccountB>\AppData\Local\TileDataLayer to your old account.

    Sign into your old account.

    Delete AccountA and AccountB.
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  6.    28 Sep 2015 #6
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    I doubt that would work since the problem is software not a Windows related issue. The copy and paste method was the replacement to repair option for the Windows issue while the display settings are what is involved where gaming comes in.

    The game itself or the display settings are going to have to be tweaked in order to prevent this from simply happening over and over again. Tweaking the antisotrophic and other game setting will play the larger role in clearing this up.
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  7.    28 Sep 2015 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by halasz View Post
    Make a 2 new local Admin accounts, AccountA and AccountB.

    Sign into both and then sign out.

    Sign into AccountA. Copy C:\Users\<AccountB>\AppData\Local\TileDataLayer to your old account.

    Sign into your old account.

    Delete AccountA and AccountB.
    That's the same suggestion I provided in this thread yesterday, but using the hidden Administrator account and one new account.
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  8.    29 Sep 2015 #8
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    The one thing I love about dual boots is being able to fix one OS while booted into the other! With any copy and paste type repairs you can copy and paste with the system protection processes butting in prompting you for more permissions! Once you get a fresh copy of the TileDataLayer folder created fresh back it up somewhere for safe keeping.
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