Windows 10: Action centre/notifications not working following creator update.

  1.    16 Apr 2017 #1

    Action centre/notifications not working following creator update.


    Following the creator update nothing happens following a left click on the action centre notifications icon in the bottom right. A right click shows the menu or action centre but it doesn't open.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       16 Apr 2017 #2

    Sometimes restarting the computer will sort this if it's just a glitch.
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  3.    16 Apr 2017 #3

    I have restarted many times since this happened including the PC being off all night. I have run sfc /scannow and tried dism but that says it cant find the source file.
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       16 Apr 2017 #4

    Yeah, DISM is not working properly in the Creators Update right now.

    Does pressing Win+A open the action center for you as a workaround?
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  5.    16 Apr 2017 #5

    No that doesn't open the Action Centre.
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  6. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       16 Apr 2017 #6

    In hopes of avoiding a clean install, you could see if doing a repair install may sort it for you.

    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Installation Upgrade Tutorials
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  7.    16 Apr 2017 #7

    Yes might come to that. Will have to back up 2Tb HD twice before that so I may be some time.
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  8.    17 Apr 2017 #8

    That fixed it thanks for everyone's help. Used media creation tool to do an update install without losing installed program.
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