Windows 8.1 apps will not open

Windows 8.1 64 bit laptop tries to open apps and then closes them immediately.  Also cannot open any user account settings or advanced startup option, etc.
klittle11Asked:
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Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
1.  Try starting in Safe Mode and see if anything changes.

http://www.howtogeek.com/107511/how-to-boot-into-safe-mode-on-windows-8-the-easy-way/

2.  Run a Virus and Malware scan.

3.  Roll back to a time before you were having this issue.

4.  Perform a non destructive reinstall

https://www.winhelp.us/non-destructive-reinstall-of-windows-8-and-8-1.html

5.  Backup your data and do a factory restore as a last resort.

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jorge diazSECommented:
is the issue after the OS update?
nobusCommented:
try from another user account if it happens - can be a bad profile
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