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All my corners and the start button on the taskbar will not work. What is knot theory about, exactly? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. This Reply to John Sawyer morganfjMar 8, 2015, 7:40 PM All serious answers.. navigate here

recheck the first 2 boxes. Every time I try to use a metro app I end up having to use touchscreen or kill explorer just to do simple things like snappingor even just closing it... But in that time, this glitch may happen. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/a007e827-9c50-4cb5-ac4a-6228f900e322/start-button-and-charms-stop-working-in-windows-81?forum=w8itprogeneral#50dcca98-5066-44eb-9d16-020edae8d470 But if it is related to a driver why does restarting explorer.exe work?

Windows 8.1 Start Button Doesn't Work

But after that, the programs should again be working properly and allowing the charms menu and other program menus to appear as they did before. maybe some horizontal component to my swipe is enough to make that bar start to become apparent again? After this, usually the "access from anywhere taskbar" feature stops working. Everyone below this says how to do stuff but they don't say where to go to enter the settings, i can't even do anything with my laptop anymore.

I've actually contacted Microsoft and they can't help. In Windows 10, every modern app has a new menu in the upper left corner (this menu is designated with an icon that appears in all kinds of applications these days, I've cleaned up my OneDrive folder, removed shared files, cleaned up my trusted devices list and I've disabled everyhing that could share data or settings across devices. Windows 8.1 Start Menu Apps Not Working Tuesday, May 05, 2015 2:48 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This all seems nuts to me.

Restarting explorer.exe fixes the problem.I noticed something, do you use a homegroup at all?When I just went to restart explorer.exe (as I was having the issue and came here searching) it Windows 10 Charms Bar Not Working Do you have any idea on that? E.g. Tech City 267,284 views 13:07 Loading more suggestions...

Yes, restarting Explorer is a temporary solution, but the user should not be expected to do this. Windows 8.1 Start Button Not Responding did anybody find a fix if so PLEASE help me out. I had to do this with MANY native installed apps. I drag the file to the iTunes icon, iTunes maximizes and I drop the file.) THEN THE "TASKBAR FROM ANYWHERE" STOPS WORKING.

Windows 10 Charms Bar Not Working

The Gf was in the market for her 1st computer so I sent her to your competition. http://superuser.com/questions/770269/start-and-charm-bar-dont-work-sometime Keep us posted Stay well and surf safe [stay protected] Dick E Back to top #5 rockysosua rockysosua Members 772 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Caribbean Local time:12:24 PM Posted 29 August Windows 8.1 Start Button Doesn't Work Friday, February 06, 2015 9:15 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote did the above "end task on windows explorer" which removed everything and then I couldnt see the Windows 8 Start Menu Won't Open What did happen as I mentioned is that I became more aware of the "gesture" required to raise the App switcher using my mouse.

Try using your keyboard.E.g. If that fails you can try following the guide to "Refresh your PC without affecting your files". Stardock (developer of Start8) neither paid nor even knew of this article prior to its publication. Go to the desktop, and grab an icon from there. Windows 8 Start Button Not Working With Mouse

If it were free, then I wouldn't complain, but I paid for this software and I expect it to work. Sunday, June 29, 2014 3:52 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote -- pick Sign out. That's handy. his comment is here TekRevue This is not a paid endorsement of Start8.

Please try the request again. Windows 8 Start Menu Tiles Not Working They share NO drivers at all so I'm ruling them out. When you do, you'll see a menu that contains all of the icons that used to appear on the Charms Bar (Figure D).

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014 8:49 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote same here, latest win 8.1 update 1 with all updates installed... Reply to rileighj Abdul-Rauf MujahidMay 29, 2015, 7:41 PM Issue still exists. Only started a couple of weeks ago. Windows 8 Start Menu Blank Wednesday, July 16, 2014 5:20 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Yeah the latest updates didnt fix anything..

I had to hit the power button to put it to sleep and when the three lights on my toshiba become one or two I would awaken it again and it Sunday, April 26, 2015 3:58 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Completely agree, man. Working with my pen is still problematic but that has always been flakey. weblink Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.

E.g. try to disable OneDrive's Sync settings Sync settings between PCs with OneDrive http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/sync-settings-pcs 1) right click on the taskbar and choose "Properties": 2) Click navigation tab, and tick the following options: Still no charms or start button I have repeatedly uninstalled kb2934520 for 4.5.2. It seems easier to stop explorer.exe process and restart than re-creating a new profile.

Here are some useful tips for that: * If you have enabled the OneDrive's synchronization feature, try turning it off in its settings. 1. This will take some time. This bar houses important functions such as app settings, PC settings, device control, sharing options, and the ability to search your PC or your current app. Jeez.

I rebooted my pc as well, but still problem. It does not matter how many times I format, reinstall or uninstall apps, the bug is still there. So I can possibly move my pointer around on the Start button more than others. Edited by Robert Aldwinckle on forumsMVP Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:24 PM Addendum Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:37 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Robert please, if you

Someone else had mentioned a possible connection with Homegroup usage or mouse drivers and interestingly, I had recently swapped my wireless mouse with a different one (and swapped back) and also