This is called Windows start button not working problem. Restart the Windows Explorer process 1. When the pop up was closed all the above worked again like magic. However the page in the Windows store displays the download page for Win 8. Note: Depending on your settings, you might need to enter your administrator password first and then click Yes. To repair windows image, use the below command.
Someone who can help me with this? When I open the start menu and start to type for searching an app or something nothing shows up. If nothing happens when you point at the upper-right corner of the screen, no Windows 8 apps are open. Only way I can search in the start menu is to click the down arrow in bottom right corner and then type. Restart the system: desktop or laptop when the start button does not work. You are just releasing it from being represented on the Start screen. This may activate the start button once again and it will possibly be working properly.
Took it to the service. Ensure that the Value Data is 0, that is, zero numeral. And the same keys not working on my Asus laptop N550J. If the locations of your files are not listed here — such as your Users folder for places like the Documents and Desktop folders, or a second hard drive — you can manually add them. Windows batch file is a good alternative of windows command tool. Microsoft Windows includes powerful system-wide search functionality that lets users quickly find files and other data via a Start Menu or Start Screen search.
Doesn't help in my case. So, if you have such problem, then follow the steps below. The Command Prompt window will appear. Hope that helps Update: I just did it again and paid closer attention. Did service help you get a solution. To change the icon and text size without changing the resolution, right-click the desktop and choose Screen Resolution.
It seems to only work while it is indexing. Important Note: After the November update, if you use appx powershell cmdlet, you may apps. And I thought they may have been re emerging. A thumbnail of the last-used Windows 8 app appears. Seems they have Titanic syndrome. Click the Startup tab, and a list of startup programs appears. If nothing works, then you might want to consider using an for Windows.
On this step, 48 files started to be deleted, and then I got a message that another program was using the files, and the could not be deleted. Clicking the search icon on top-left corner also does nothing. It was working just fine for about 5 min and then stopped again. Nothing contained in the control panel is been found when I search for it. Solution 2: on Youtube Note: This solution also worked in Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows 8. When you open File Explorer in Windows 8.
Please let us know if the issue still persists. The system will index any subfolders beneath them. Wait until the command is finished and then you can close the PowerShell window. Removing unwanted software can free up hard disk space. Reinstall windows: If you have tried all the above methods and still there is same problem, you need a in your desktop or laptop.
There are several solutions to this problem; the best idea is to start with the easiest and move down the list if the problem persists. Open Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc 2. So, I recommend you to use this method with your own risk. Sign up for the TekRevue Weekly Digest using the box below. This worked for a time.
Else repair your Windows 7 installation. The system will take a few minutes to add the new locations you added to its index. Now i use the on-screen keyboard help me please. If I type in home screen or another app, it takes about 5-10 seconds to initialize the search and then shows the results. Note: Some errors may appear in red , but you can ignore them. Pinned shortcuts on the taskbar appear on the left side, just to the right of the Start button.
Unfortunately, this means my computer takes a bit longer to boot up. Once in awhile, decides it doesn't want to search from the taskbar anymore. Sorry I'm a bit of a noob on this site and cant find how to upload a screenshot, but it is available here:. I have upgraded to Windows 8. In the right pane, double click on SetupCompletedSuccessfully. I dont know whether it is still available and will work with 8. However, everytime I use the new Bing-powered Smart Search and it runs incredibly slowly.