1.    15 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,133
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Cortana Win 10 start menu shortcut opens Store, Updates

    1. Win S launches Cortana.
    2. A desktop shortcut to Cortana works.
    3. The start menu Cortana shortcut launches Store (it was working at some point..)

    Win 10 is now running... well, actually quite smoothly- as far as I know, this is the only oddity (until I turn over another stone..)

    I normally use Classic shell, and don't use Cortana. However, having found changing settings has disrupted Cortana, I sometimes check- I feel I've seen a comment about this somewhere.

    I tried this:
    For Cortana

    $manifest = (Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.Windows.Cortana).InstallLocation + '\AppxManifest.xml' ; Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $manifest

    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers |Where-Object {$_.InstallLocation -like "*SystemApps*"}

    but no change. Also wsreset.exe.

    I don't know to replace the shortcut in the Win 10 start menu, given I have one on the desktop..

      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    16 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,133
    Win 10 Pro (1703)
    Thread Starter

    Further: If I drag the Cortana icon off the start menu to the desktop, that shortcut launches Cortana correctly.

    I should add other shortcuts to universal apps on the Win 10 start menu work.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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