Windows 10: Have lost access to Action Center and Win10 Start Screen Solved

  1. Posts : 10
    Windows 10 Home
       12 Jan 2017 #1

    Have lost access to Action Center and Win10 Start Screen

    Yesterday I lost access to the Action Center and the Win10 Start Screen on a new laptop (Asus) with Win10 Home. I was creating a Rescue Disk when my cat walked across my keys and everything blinked black. Sigh. I have since recreated the Rescue Disk. I am batting zero on solutions to the current missing items.

    The Windows key + "a" shows me the Action Center panel and so I know it is there. I do not know the key combination to bring up the Start menu. (Even the answer here would help.) TIA
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    12 Jan 2017 #2


    Welcome to TenForums!!

    To get to the Start Menu, just select the Start button on the Taskbar.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    12 Jan 2017 #3

    On the Action Center, see if this helps:
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4. Posts : 10
    Windows 10 Home
    Thread Starter
       12 Jan 2017 #4

    Windows 10 Start menu is no longer appearing.

    Thanks, but that I know very well. It is the malfunctions that annoy me. However, guess what?! The cat walked on the keys again; she never did this with the old laptop . . . . I checked and both the Win10 Start Screen and the Action Center are back and responding normally on the laptop.

    Now I shall just cross my fingers and hope to stay out of that tangle, which, from reading, may or may not be possible.
    Thanks for the quick response!
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    12 Jan 2017 #5


    Love it!! Have the cat sign up on TenForums!

      My ComputerSystem Spec


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