Windows 10: Cannot move or pin items to start menu. (Windows 10)

  1.    07 Jun 2016 #1

    Cannot move or pin items to start menu. (Windows 10)


    I have had windows 10 for over a year now, and I have recently discovered I am unable to move around any tiles or pin new ones.
    I have tried "TileCreator" from the windows store, and that also doesn't work.
    I cannot even unpin current tiles.
    Here is an image below of what happens when I try to add a new tile:
    Click image for larger version. 

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    Last edited by TheBigFootsDad; 07 Jun 2016 at 11:51.
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  2. Posts : 5,081
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       07 Jun 2016 #2

    2 suggestions :

    1.Run a system file check to look for corrupt files. It will try to repair if any found.
    Right click at Start button > click Command Prompt (Admin) > at the flashing prompt, copy/paste this.......
    sfc /scannow

    > press Enter.
    It will take quite sometime.
    When finished, it will give you one of the 3 reports...............(paraphrasing)
    1. No integrity violation.
    2. Found corrupt files and repair successful.
    3. Found corrupt files but unable to repair.

    If the report is #1, your solution lies elsewhere.
    If the report is #2, check if your problems have been resolved.
    If the report is #3, use this method................
    In the same Command Prompt (Admin) windows, copy and paste this command...........

    dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

    > press Enter.
    Again it will take some time.
    When finished, it will give you a report.



    2. If system file check does not fix the problem, dp a Repair InstallRepair Install will allow you to keep you files, settings and apps.
    No product key is required.
    Activation is automatic.
    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
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  3. Posts : 3,380
    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1803 Build 17134.81 and W10 Insider Build 17677
       07 Jun 2016 #3

    Can you resize the Start menu and see if this automatically moves some of the tiles around. Click the right hand edge and drag it all the way to the left for example.
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  4.    07 Jun 2016 #4

    davidhk said: View Post
    2 suggestions :

    1.Run a system file check to look for corrupt files. It will try to repair if any found.
    Right click at Start button > click Command Prompt (Admin) > at the flashing prompt, copy/paste this.......
    sfc /scannow

    > press Enter.
    It will take quite sometime.
    When finished, it will give you one of the 3 reports...............(paraphrasing)
    1. No integrity violation.
    2. Found corrupt files and repair successful.
    3. Found corrupt files but unable to repair.

    If the report is #1, your solution lies elsewhere.
    If the report is #2, check if your problems have been resolved.
    If the report is #3, use this method................
    In the same Command Prompt (Admin) windows, copy and paste this command...........

    dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

    > press Enter.
    Again it will take some time.
    When finished, it will give you a report.



    2. If system file check does not fix the problem, dp a Repair InstallRepair Install will allow you to keep you files, settings and apps.
    No product key is required.
    Activation is automatic.
    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade


    I did all of the above, but at the very end of the
    dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
    process it gave me this: Click image for larger version. 

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    I'd rather not do an OS restore, and I looked at the website linked in the image, but it provided no help to me.
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  5. Posts : 5,081
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       07 Jun 2016 #5

    RE# : Source files could not be found.

    Use the Tech Bench link to download your version of Windows 10 ISO file.
    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/softw...load/techbench
    Make sure you pick the same Windows 10 Edition, Language and Bit-version as your computer is now running.

    Once you have the iso downloaded, right click at the ISO > click Mount >leave it there.
    Now open the elevated command prompt and copy and paste this................

    Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:wim:H:\sources\install.wim:1 /limitaccess

    ***Note : H is the drive where the iso is mounted. Change it if your driver letter is different.***

    When it is completed, you should get the report that the operation is successful.
    Now run the sfc /scannow again. It should be ok this time.
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