Windows 10: Can't open settings.

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       08 Jan 2016 #11

    sdbridges3 said: View Post
    For those, like me, that could not use the posted solution. Try searching for and downloading the full/manual install for KB3081424 from Microsoft (about 150 MB). It fixed the issue for me.
    KB3081424 was issued on Aug 5th, 2015. Many newer cumulative updates had been released since then.
    I doubt KB3081424 will be applicable to the current Windows 10 10586 version.
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  2.    08 Jan 2016 #12

    The problem arises when you do a reset/restore (as I did). No Settings button, no access to Windows Update via "Update & Security," etc. No automatic Windows Updates were occurring. Troubleshooting link found no issues to fix. Running KB3081424 fixed all including things such as not being able to "Personalize" the desktop. Then Windows 10 went and grabbed the rest of the missing updates. Thought it would be nice to have a second alternative...
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