Windows 10: Start button, action centre, settings and task manger not working! Solved

  1.    31 Jul 2015 #1

    Start button, action centre, settings and task manger not working!


    I have recently upgraded to Windows 10 Home (64bit) from Windows 7 Home (64bit). I am having problems that I cannot find a fix to in the common faults section. As in the title, my start button is not working. The action center, settings and task manager are not working also. Other problems I am having are: I cannot open a new user account, I cannot log into my guest account or one of my main accounts and I cannot log into cmd as administrator by right clicking on it in the task bar. I have tried to fix the start menu my opening powershell as administrator and pasting some code into it, but it did not work. Any ideas, please. Thank you.
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  2.    01 Aug 2015 #2

    Anybody having problems with their Start Button not working after installation, check your antivirus. I was using Avast (free). I uninstalled it and everything worked. I'm now using a different one.
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  3.    01 Aug 2015 #3

    Windows Defender is built in to Win 10. You don't need Avast, Norton or whatever.
    I do use Malewarebytes, Admuncher and Ghostery.
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