Start Menu Crashing After Typing a Few Letters


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    Windows 10 Home
       #1

    Start Menu Crashing After Typing a Few Letters


    I just recently got a desktop from CyberPowerPC, gua2400bst model, and I noticed that whenever I go to use the start menu, it will open normally and I can still click on settings or tiles, but when I go to type to search, it will let me type for about 1 second, no matter how many letters it only lets me type for 1 second, and then it freezes for about 2 seconds then just closes automatically. If anyone could help that would be great, as I need to search for programs often.
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    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit
       #2

    1) open administrative command prompt and run: Sfc /scannow
    2) run the Microsoft start menu troubleshooter: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...t-menu-cortana
    3) in case the above two steps don't work, create a test user and see if it works with the new user
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  3. Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       #3

    For me the following post solved the problem:

    make a backup of HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Search in the registry and then delete the whole entry. That's all and that works !
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