Start Menu in Windows10 not Working

Hi,
My Start Menu in Windows 10 is not working even i am not able to use Cortana; could anyone help me to fix this problem.

I tried System Restore; not working. And tried different utilities but still the same.

Thank you.
Bilal MunamSenior Technician Desktop SupportAsked:
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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
This happened to me too.

1. Try another profile

2. Try to perform a system restore to an earlier point. If this will not help...

3. Check if your Windows is up-to-date. If this will not help...

4. Run Powershell as admin:
$manifest = (Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.WindowsStore).InstallLocation + '\AppxManifest.xml' ; Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $manifest
- Reboot the computer
If this will not help...

5. Run CMD as admin:
>DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth
>DISM.exe /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
>sfc /scannow
If this will not help...

6. I suggest you to enter Safe Mode with minimal requirments. Also use Diagnostic startup and then Selective startup with no option selected when booting. (msconfig option...) If the issue disappears, it's a sign that OS, software or drivers are corrupted.

7. If you still have problems:
Go to the Media Creation Link: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10
Click on the Download thi tool button choose Open, not Save and run the program. Choose Keep Everything option.

8. You have to reset you PC: Settings -> Update and Security ->Recovery -> Reset this PC -> in my case I had to choose "Remove Everything (Just remove my files)" option, but you can try it with "Keep My Files" first.
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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Otherwise the best option is to run non-destructive OS repair (point 7)
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Sam Simon NasserIT Support ProfessionalCommented:
this is a known issue, just run windows update and install the latest updates.
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nobusCommented:
turn the pc off - disconnect it from power for a minute - then restart
does it work now?
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Radhakrishnan RSenior Technical LeadCommented:
What's build version of your Windows? (start>>run>>Winver)?. Most of the older build version has this issue. Installing windows updates with latest build (1709 Build 16299.125) resolved almost all the issues including start menu, cortana etc.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
The best option when this happens is to run a Windows 10 Repair install and Keep Everything. This was suggested earlier.
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Sam Simon NasserIT Support ProfessionalCommented:
is the problem solved? after updating your system?
you can install windows 10 update assistant to update your system to the latest stable release.
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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
If nothing, software issues like this are always solved by reinstalling the system as suggested.
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