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Windows 7: Start Button Doesn't Work

07 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Start Button Doesn't Work

I can't open my start button. When I click on it nothing happens. I can right click on it and open properties, but I can't open windows explorer. Can someone help me with this?

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07 Nov 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1

Can you click on other programs with your left mouse button?
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07 Nov 2012   #3
Microsoft MVP


You may have been infected with Windows 8 which steals the Start Menu.

Does the Windows flag key work to open Start menu?

Install and run a full scan with Malwarebytes .

Next run SFC -SCANNOW Command or if necessary SFC -SCANNOW Run in Command Prompt at Boot
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07 Nov 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Thanks, I scanned the registry and fixed it.
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