Windows 10 upgrade has been so forceful that almost all the Windows users are now running Windows 10 in their systems. When upgrading was a piece of cake for some, for some others, it indeed was a mountain to climb. A number of issues have been reported related to the Windows 10 upgrade. One such common issue is the Start Button Not Working/Opening issue in Windows 10. Dive into the article to find some of the most effective solutions available to solve this problem “Start Button Not Working in Windows 10” without anyone’s help. But first and foremost, it is highly recommended that you create a system restore point before you go ahead with trying the following solutions as the system restore point can be used to restore your system to a safe state in the event of an unexpected result.
Start Button Not Working in Windows 10
STEP 1: You need to open Command Prompt in the administrator mode. For that start typing in cmd into your windows search. From the search results that appear, right click on Command Prompt and choose Run as administrator option as shown in the following screenshot.
STEP 2: When the Command Prompt opens up, copy-paste the command
sfc /scannow and hit the enter key. Wait for the scan to complete. Once the scan is completed, restart your system to see if the problem is resolved.
Just like in the previous solution, open Command Prompt in the administrator mode. When it opens up, copy paste the following command and hit enter. Wait till it runs to completion. Once done, restart your PC to see if it worked.
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
The next method involves creating a new user account. For that, again, open the Command Prompt in the administrator mode. When it opens up, type in the following code and hit enter.
net user username /add
Here username is the username of your new account. Now you can log in to your new account to see if it has resolved the problem.
Sometimes it’s the basic solutions that help you solve your big problems. Simply restart your system to see if the start button is working now.
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