Windows 10: PC settings won't start Solved

  1.    23 Nov 2014 #1

    PC settings won't start


    When I tag PC settings, the icon shows up in the task bar, but it does not show me the PC settings screen. So, with this, I am not able to change anything on that screen. Same condition for the other users on this machine.

    Anyone have any thoughts?
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  2. Posts : 20,832
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       23 Nov 2014 #2

    Hello KETBD,

    When you hover over the PC settings icon on the taskbar, do you see a taskbar thumbnail preview of it?

    If so, then the PC settings window may be off-screen. If this is the case, then you could try the method in the tutorial below to see if you may be able to drag it back on-screen.

    Offscreen Window - Move Back to Desktop - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  3.    23 Nov 2014 #3

    Excellent! That was it! Thank you. Not sure how it got off the screem, but solved now.
    Thanks for the tutorial, it will be helpful in the future,
    Best regards
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  4. Posts : 20,832
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       23 Nov 2014 #4

    You're most welcome.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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