Now let's say you want to manage certain apps. And a wide tile is the size of two side-by-side medium tiles. If not then follow the next step. When it doesn't, you'll want to throw your computer out of the literal window. Also, make sure windows have the latest updates installed. But if you have installed Windows 10 Anniversary Update, it is working now.
Those tiles will then be grouped into a folder. Press Windows Key + R then type services. Has anybody encountered this behavior? Since then after about an hour the start menu words and icons become corrupted and unreadable. Now if you select the option, pin to start it would just put a blank tile to the start menu and this tile will also be not clickable similar to the search result. Run Search and Indexing troubleshooter Run the build in Search and Indexing troubleshooter, that automatically detect and fix the problems prevent windows search working properly.
Tip: You can pin Start settings to your Start menu for quick access. On the right pane, scroll down and double-click the User Account Control: Admin Approval Mode for the Built-in Administrator account. Start menu search items not clickable This has been mentioned a lot and even though I'm constantly forced to update with a count down or scheduling reminder I've seen posts of supposedly how to disable automatic updates however never had the time to investigate doing it myself but not happy about how difficult the process is to disable it in W10P I still don't see this problem getting addressed. I will continue to update more details on it later to when I get a chance. Am surprised Microsoft let this upgrade out. Few users were also facing this issue because of corrupted Windows files or corrupted local account, so as you see there is no single cause of this problem so we have to try all possible solutions in order to fix this issue. Method 8: Set Correct Language Settings 1.
I have had to do a manual shutdown and restart. But even a Windows 7 Jump-list may be good enough. I saw a post where a suggestion was to create a new account and copy my files over from the old to the new using an admin account. After changing the setting and restarting everything was back to normal : This problem caused the login procedure on my pc slower, and I also felt some lag when I clicked to open the start menu. After that, I regain the Start Menu, but that does not last long. I use a command for powershell i keep on the desktop. One option is provided by for example.
If none of these fixes does the job, however, then you'd be well advised to back up all your data and start a new Windows 10 installation from scratch. I have been told to left click the windows Icon, the icon changes from white to blue but clicking on it has no effect. So, My Start Menu and Search Bar in Windows 10 operating system is not working. This ensures that the installation process will simply update and replace the necessary files, but keep your data and applications. Press enter to run the above command and wait for the process to complete, usually, it takes 15-20 minutes.
So, if you've already made the mistake of embarking on some long-winded fix on a random internet forum that didn't work, then give this a go. Let us know if anything worked for you or if you have any suggestions to make for the benefit of others. I thought restarting Windows Explorer worked, but it turns out to be more of a coincidence, again. I see Cortana and it comes up but when I look at the line items on the yellow screen it is no there. Layout engine broken, or something? Are you happy with the new Start menu in Windows 10? Also Windows 10 is known to have start menu issues, which there are only a limited number of fixes at this point.
Still having issue, windows start menu search not working? But it was broken anyhow so lets hope it broken less than before. Right-click the blank area of the taskbar. I was looking for options in my monitor. Before suggesting this is a broken install it might help to know I can reproduce this on every W10 machine I've ever worked on of which exist in totally different environments, some were W8 upgrades. Let's say you want to manage the tiles that appear on the right side of the menu. This is because, cortana usually queries search entries from these databases, thus if something is wrong with the items in its private database, the result is not clickable.
This will automatically run the scan and try fixing the probable issues. Go to the W category. Nowhere else is affected neither apps nor internet pages apart from the Photos app. Merge Failure : error 0x80070003 : Cannot register the Microsoft. This can also fix the Windows 10 Search not working problem. Right-click a specific tile, and a menu pops up with certain choices: Unpin from Start, Pin to taskbar, and Resize. Right-click the link for File Explorer and click Pin to Start.
No need to create a new account. The app line has a gray background. You can try the methods one by one until you get the search results. After that, I regain the Start Menu, but that does not last long. Just click any color you want to use. Double click on the downloaded file and then click Next. Select the Automatic from the drop-down menu of the Startup type.
Under Languages set your desired language as default, if your language is not available then click Add Language. Try the methods and tell us which worked for you. Also, when I start typing. Choose Which Folders Appear on the Start Menu The User, Documents, Pictures, Settings, and Power options are now tucked away in a tiny column on the far left of the Start menu. You can then add other tiles to the folder by dragging them on top of the folder. Otherwise, the problem is with Windows itself.