Windows 10: Taskbar Unresponsive

  1.    23 Sep 2016 #1

    Taskbar Unresponsive


    When I log into my PC, the taskbar works for a few seconds then it stops being responsive. I can't click on anything on the taskbar and pressing on the windows key on my keyboard doesn't bring up anything.

    Also every time I open task manager, it doesn't respond either.

    I tried the PoweShell method by going into Windows Powershell and inputting this command

    Code:
    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}

    doesn't seem to work the way it usually does. It gets stuck at this:




    Can anyone offer me some insight on this?

    Win Version:
    Last edited by Alphaheat; 23 Sep 2016 at 17:20.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    23 Sep 2016 #2

    Went to my second admin account and the taskbar, start menu, and cortana works fine.

    Ran perfmon /rel in order to see what caused the problems for my other account and here's what I found:

      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    23 Sep 2016 #3

    Cortana Search stopped working and I was able to pinpoint what caused it.

    Something called COM Surrogate became unresponsive.

      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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