How to fix ‘Start menu & ms-settings not working’ issue on your Windows 10 PC

  • At first, press Windows Key + R to open up the Run dialog box.
  • Type ‘PowerShell’ in it and click on the OK button.
  • Press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to open up the Powershell window.
  • After that, click on Yes to grant administrative privileges once the User Account Control prompts you.
  • When you enter into the Powershell window, type the command below.
  • After entering the command, press the Enter button.
  • Next, re-register every Windows in-built applications for the following account.
  • At last, you have to repeat this procedure with every account because you are facing this issue in all of them.
  • At first, press Windows Key + R altogether to open up the Run dialog box.
  • Type ‘cmd’ in it and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to open up an elevated command prompt.
  • After that, click on Yes option to grant admin access once you are prompted to that elevated command prompt.
  • After opening up the command prompt. Type in the following command in the box:
  • Simultaneously, press Enter to add a password to your Windows account.
  • Most importantly, replace the username with the account you are facing this issue with and then go to the next step.
  • After that, press Windows key + R to open up the Run dialog box.
  • Type ‘contol.exe /name Microsoft. UserAccounts’ in it and press the Enter button to open up the User accounts menu.
  • Now, click on the Manage other accounts from the right-hand menu.
  • After that, select the account you have added a password on from the manage accounts screen.
  • Now, click on the account type option from the change, am account menu.
  • After entering into the Change Account Type menu, click on the Change Account type and change the account type to the administrator.

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