Today I turn it on and now when I click the start button or windows key. My system is native 8.1 that came when I bought the computer in December 2013. Sunday, July 05, 2015 11:59 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I was experiencing this issue for 3 days and the solution was obvious for me: there were The only thing consistent is that I'm running AdobePhotoshop and Dreamweaver on both machines when this happens. useful reference
Please. Coupled with the solution posted above by flhthemi, should fix most cases. Click restart. Sounds like there is a hung thread. https://www.easytechguides.com/windows-8-start-button-problem.html
While some people may be able to use keyboard shortcuts, I am unable to at all. This works for me almost every time. share|improve this answer edited Jun 24 '14 at 1:26 Kevin Panko 5,000113144 answered Jun 24 '14 at 0:56 user338039 111 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote I had the
May 21, 2013 #10 dog510 TS Member Windows 7 or 8? Windows 8 Start Menu Blank At least now I know how to do aSplit Right or Split Left with my pen.
I can however still use Winkey+R and open stuff from there. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2111253/start-button-charms-stop-working-randomly.html Login now. Windows 8 Start Menu Won't Open However, with Windows 8, when I click on a background window to bring it to the front, the window that I am trying... Windows 8.1 Start Button Not Responding I have run many anti-malware cleanups (including SFC mentioned below) and rebootings, but no change.
Windows Updates and Activation Start button not working, build 9926Start button not working is a known problem and is supposed to be fixed by KB3034229. A clean install of Windows 10 is often better than just upgrading. With keyboard, start screen open and works perfectly; also Win+X shortcuts works. http://stickersweb.com/windows-8/windows-8-start-icons-not-working.php Here it goes.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 4:20 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote Really can't believe this issue has been occurring since what, May 2014 and there has been no Windows 8.1 Start Menu Not Showing Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now Win-x doesn't work, the keyboard start button doesn't work, and swiping from the side doesn't work.
Sounds like there is a hung thread. Monday, January 19, 2015 11:00 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I had the same problem. It totally disappeared from all identification... :( Thank you again and good luck to us all! Windows 8.1 Charms Bar Not Working This isn’t as drastic as it sounds —‘Windows apps’ are the ones built into Windows 10 and available from the Windows Store.
I can open programs that are pinned to the taskbar or displayed on the desk top(how I got chrome open)and hovering my mouse over them does highlight them. I use Avast Anti-Virus, Malwarebytes and iObit system care as my general cleaners. Not sure about any touch screen machines.I also can trigger this in VMPlayer and the Modern IE images that MS provide. Get More Info The time now is 10:55.
I uninstalled Classic Shell and the Start button works again. I tried to run the repair tool for this from online.