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Windows 7: Start button don't work

29 Dec 2009   #11
MacGyvr

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

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Hello Oldspook,

Does pressing the Windows Key open the Start Menu for you?

You can also use this shortcut to restart the computer.

Restart - Vista Forums

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn
Windows Key does not open Start Menu when the problem present. The start menu failure occurs randomly. I have been watching it for several days now, it usually occurs at least once a day.

I installed the control system gadget and it works for shutting down system. I can just log off and log back on and the problem is fixed.

Any ideas what is wrong??

Oldspook
Has the problem been there ever since Win 7 was installed or did it start later? How was Windows 7 installed (upgrade/clean/etc.)?

I think the thread has lost focus of the original problem. The start menu not working consistently.
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29 Dec 2009   #12
oldspook

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MacGyvr View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by oldspook View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Oldspook,

Does pressing the Windows Key open the Start Menu for you?

You can also use this shortcut to restart the computer.

Restart - Vista Forums

Hope this helps for now,
Shawn
Windows Key does not open Start Menu when the problem present. The start menu failure occurs randomly. I have been watching it for several days now, it usually occurs at least once a day.

I installed the control system gadget and it works for shutting down system. I can just log off and log back on and the problem is fixed.

Any ideas what is wrong??

Oldspook
Has the problem been there ever since Win 7 was installed or did it start later? How was Windows 7 installed (upgrade/clean/etc.)?

I think the thread has lost focus of the original problem. The start menu not working consistently.
Win 7 worked properly from instillation (on the release date) to about 5 days ago. Win 7 was a clean install. sfc /scannow ran without any reported errors.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Dec 2009   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Oldspook,

You might see if doing a system restore using a restore point dated when it everything worked ok may be able to fix this for you. If not, then you can do a repair install.
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