Windows 10: Start Menu All Apps Screen

  1.    15 May 2016 #1

    Start Menu All Apps Screen


    This menu got screwed up... any ideas how to fix?

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  2.    15 May 2016 #2

    This Microsoft article may help.

    Troubleshoot problems opening the Start menu or Cortana - Windows Help

    Even though its title is misleading ("Troubleshoot Problems Opening the Start Menu or Cortana") the third item in the list of things to try includes a start menu troubleshooter. Follow the prompts and this should refresh/repair the start menu. You could also try running a System File Checker scan from an elevated command prompt. This scan will check for any other damaged or corrupt system files.

    Right-click the Start button and then click on Command Prompt (Admin). A new screen will open with a black background and white letters. At the flashing cursor type in sfc /scannow and click Enter. (Note the space between sfc and /scannow.) On my machine the scan takes about 20 minutes so be patient. Please post back the results of the start menu troubleshooter and/or the system file checker scan
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  3.    15 May 2016 #3

    marsmimar said: View Post
    This Microsoft article may help.

    Troubleshoot problems opening the Start menu or Cortana - Windows Help

    Even though its title is misleading ("Troubleshoot Problems Opening the Start Menu or Cortana") the third item in the list of things to try includes a start menu troubleshooter. Follow the prompts and this should refresh/repair the start menu. You could also try running a System File Checker scan from an elevated command prompt. This scan will check for any other damaged or corrupt system files.

    Right-click the Start button and then click on Command Prompt (Admin). A new screen will open with a black background and white letters. At the flashing cursor type in sfc /scannow and click Enter. (Note the space between sfc and /scannow.) On my machine the scan takes about 20 minutes so be patient. Please post back the results of the start menu troubleshooter and/or the system file checker scan
    Windows found no integrity violations.
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  4.    15 May 2016 #4

    Windows found no integrity violations.
    OK, that's a good sign that no system files appear to be damaged or corrupt. You might be able to fix things by using a restore point prior to when the start menu issue first appeared.

    System Restore Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  5.    16 May 2016 #5

    No luck here. System Restore did not work.
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       16 May 2016 #6

    TheDude23112,

    Create another user account with exactly the same status/privileges as this one.
    Logon to it > is Start screen normal or same problem ?
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  7.    18 May 2016 #7

    New account gets error "ProSVC service failed the sign-in. User profile can't be loaded."
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