1.    24 Apr 2015 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 277
    Windows 10 Build 1703

    Unable to Launch Apps from Start Menu


    I just upgraded from 10049 to 10061 using Windows Update and found that I cannot launch apps I have pinned to the Start Menu. 'This PC' was the first I tried and then several folders and applications I use often do no open when I try to open them from the Start Menu. I get a brief blink and nothing happens. They all open happily if I do so through File Explorer. Is this a problem with 10061 or, most probably, am I doing something wrong?

    Thank you.
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  2.    24 Apr 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Carencro, LA 70520
    Posts : 8,464
    Mint 18.3

    Quote Originally Posted by JJG10 View Post
    I just upgraded from 10049 to 10061 using Windows Update and found that I cannot launch apps I have pinned to the Start Menu. 'This PC' was the first I tried and then several folders and applications I use often do no open when I try to open them from the Start Menu. I get a brief blink and nothing happens. They all open happily if I do so through File Explorer. Is this a problem with 10061 or, most probably, am I doing something wrong?

    Thank you.
    It is a known issue
    windows-10-technical-preview-build-10061-now-available
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  3.    24 Apr 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 11,010
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Use this tutorial, create an ISO and do a clean install

    ESD to ISO - Create Bootable ISO from Windows 10 ESD File
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  4.    24 Apr 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    Use this tutorial, create an ISO and do a clean install

    ESD to ISO - Create Bootable ISO from Windows 10 ESD File
    I had the same issue as the OP(and others) and when I did a clean instillation it went away.
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