1.    17 Jun 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2017
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10

    Start menu shortcuts doesn't work


    After installing Creators Update, programs shortcuts already uninstalled continues to show on start menu. For example, I uninstalled Forza Motorsport 6, and if I type "Forza..." in the start menu, the shortcut appears and if I click nothing happens, either with the left button or the right button. Also, if I try to add a shortcut manually by adding it to the "C: \ Users \ ... \ AppData \ Roaming \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Start Menu", it does not appear when typing on the start menu. The shortcuts of the uninstalled programs do not disappear from start menu and the new ones do not appear. However, programs installed with an installer can add their shortcuts to the start menu.
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  2.    18 Jun 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2017
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Make a new account and see if it persists
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  3.    20 Jun 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jun 2017
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    It happens in the new account too
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  4.    21 Jun 2017 #4
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 2,076
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    Try running sfc /scannow from an admin command prompt. You could also try Classic Shell (CS) - configure it so mouse hover opens CS and mouse click opens the Start Menu and you can choose which menu to use.
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  5.    23 Jun 2017 #5
    Join Date : Jun 2017
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    sfc /scannow found no issues.

    It is possible that removing Cortana/SearchUI.exe caused it? I did some tricks i found somewhere i don't remember now, but now i'm not sure if it was safe.
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  6.    23 Jun 2017 #6
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,174
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    Hello helloshock,

    If you like, you could try doing a repair install to fix this without losing anything.

    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade Windows 10 Installation Upgrade Tutorials
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