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How do I fix the windows start button?

KaliberCrunchKaliberCrunch Member Posts: 6 New User
edited January 17 in Windows 10
my Windows start menu button was working (to launch the start menu on the screen) but this morning it stopped working after I shut it down from the sleep mode. I have tried everything that is in this video on YouTube. But nothing from that video is working. How do I fix this?

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  • GAMING6698GAMING6698 ACE Posts: 4,062 Pathfinder
    Last night my Windows start menu button was working (to launch the start menu on the screen) but this morning it stopped working after I shut it down from the sleep mode. I have tried everything that is in this video on YouTube. But nothing from that video is working. How do I fix this?

    Perform a sfc scan on the computer to check if there are any corruptions on the computer. Please follow the below link to perform a sfc scan on the computer.

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/929833

    windows 10 optimization guide for gaming 
    https://community.acer.com/en/discussion/612495/windows-10-optimization-guide-for-gaming

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  • andylbandylb ACE Posts: 3,828 Pathfinder
    @GAMING6698 he said above that nothing in the video worked which includes an sfc scan

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  • KaliberCrunchKaliberCrunch Member Posts: 6 New User
    @andylb You would correct. 
  • andylbandylb ACE Posts: 3,828 Pathfinder
    Try pressing Control + Alt + Del and select "Sign out" then log back in. let me know

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  • KaliberCrunchKaliberCrunch Member Posts: 6 New User
    That did not work either. @andylb
  • andylbandylb ACE Posts: 3,828 Pathfinder
    Does the Windows key on your Keyboard launch the start menu? or are both the screen button and the keyboard button not working?

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  • KaliberCrunchKaliberCrunch Member Posts: 6 New User
    A few seconds ago my laptop just made very quick buzz sound. I am don't know what that sound is supposed to mean but I gave windows key another try to see if it would launch the windows start menu and it worked. So something on this computer is either making it short out that one window key or something. What would be the cause of this strange thing?
  • andylbandylb ACE Posts: 3,828 Pathfinder
    edited January 17
    A few seconds ago my laptop just made very quick buzz sound. I am don't know what that sound is supposed to mean but I gave windows key another try to see if it would launch the windows start menu and it worked. So something on this computer is either making it short out that one window key or something. What would be the cause of this strange thing?

    Frankly I have know idea but it is unlikely to be something shorting out. Sometimes Windows will throw a tantrum and then decide to behave. As for the sound, the system can do that on occasion and it is transmitted over the speakers. My advice is to put it down to experience and carry on but monitor the situation for anything else unusual

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  • KaliberCrunchKaliberCrunch Member Posts: 6 New User
    Will do @andylb
  • KaliberCrunchKaliberCrunch Member Posts: 6 New User
    I think there was a software delay from an application that I installed yesterday but then windows installed software that made the software that I installed obsolete. 
  • andylbandylb ACE Posts: 3,828 Pathfinder
    I think there was a software delay from an application that I installed yesterday but then windows installed software that made the software that I installed obsolete. 
    Yep windows is weird and I've had it snap crackle and pop myself but all seems good now

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