Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10 : FIXED

Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10 : FIXED

Hii Guys!! It’s been a while since we published our last article, Today’s article is for our Windows 10 users I will tell some workaround so that you can fix the Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10. Now before we start let’s have a brief intro to the newly introduced Windows 10.

Windows 10 was releases a couple of weeks ago and with the release a good news for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Genuine users was also announced which was that they can register themselves for a free copy of Windows 10. For more info Click here.

With the release of Windows 10 many users updated to the latest version of OS but some of them are facing an issue which is Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10. Below here are some steps which you can use to troubleshoot the Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10 Issue by yourself.

Before we start: It is always recommended to create a system restore point before making changes or applying updates to Your System, So that you can easily revert the process, if anything goes wrong.

Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10

Here are some troubleshooting steps which can help you with Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10 error.

1. Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10 error

  • Open Run Command and type PowerShell in it, Press Enter

Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10

  • Open it with Administrative privileges (Right click on it and select Run as Administrative.)
  • Copy Paste the following script

Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10

  • Let the process complete and once completed, Click on start button and Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10 error will have been fixed.

2. Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10 error

  • Open Command Prompt (as administrator). To run System File Checker, run the following command.

sfc /scannow

  • Hope this helps

3. Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10 error

Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10

  • See if Start Menu works and come back to Normal Mode.

4. Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10 error

If none of the method worked then you can try repairing Windows Image.To do so, follow these steps:-

  • Open Command Prompt (as administrator), and copy paste the following command

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

  • Wait for the scan to complete and then restart your system.See it this helps out.

Thanks for reading this article “Start Menu and Cortana not working or not opening in Windows 10. I hope this tutorial will help you with your problem but if you still face any issue on any step in this tutorial, then let us know by commenting below and we will try to help you out as soon as possible. 🙂

Tagged with 
About ashish chauhan
Ashish Chauhan is the admin and creative head of TechChrist.com.He’s a tech giant and currently pursuing his B.Tech from M.D.U university.He has substantial knowledge in Programming .In his free time he loves to watch movies and play Pc games.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title="" rel=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>