Windows 10: Windows 10 Start Menu stops working until re-login
Windows 10 Start Menu stops working until re-login
I have read many posts about the Windows 10 start menu not working, but they all seem to be chronic failures. In my case, the failure is present until I re-login, then it's OK for a short time.
I have a Lenovo T510 laptop running Windows 10 Pro. This is an upgrade from Windows 7 Professional.
After using the system for awhile (I'm not sure how long a while is required), my Windows 10 start menu simply stops working and ignore mouse clicks. Seemingly coincident with this, when I hover over the icon on the task bar of an active program and the little preview pops up, the popup will persist until I click on it. It won't go away if I simply click off of it. But my biggest problem is the start menu. For these problems, if I log out then log back in again, they're back to normal for "a while"...
I did do the obligatory "sfc / scannow" but it turned up no errors.
Last edited by mbratch; 25 Apr 2016 at 06:10.
Turn OFF Fast Startup:
Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
Let me know if that works.
My fast startup is already turned off.
Ok.... Unsure honestly what it could be. Too many variables... I.e. Brand and model pc, components and programs installed etc.... I had this problem and fast start up being disabled fixed it....
Use this tutorial and do a Repair Install.
Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
If you find the tutorial a bit complex, don't hesitate to post back for clarification.
It's better to be sure than to guess what it means.
okay so i have had this issue for a long fing time now. like at least 10 clean installations of windows and it still keeps on happening. you can only imaging the amount to frustration im going through right now.
i just did another clean install...
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