Home windows 10 PC homeowners proceed to flock round Reddit, the Microsoft neighborhood discussion board, and Twitter to report that patch KB4517389, distributed on October eight, breaks the Begin Menu. At the moment, Microsoft’s patch notes state that the corporate is just not conscious of any points.
The newest patch follows one other replace distributed on October three, KB4524147, which not solely brought about Begin Menu issues but additionally triggered an error with the print spooler, forcing print jobs to cease processing. The brand new October eight patch aimed toward addressing each points — however suggestions signifies that Begin Menu woes stay intact.
“On my work machine, 18362.295 is the final construct that had a working search and dealing begin menu. 300+ all has damaged search and 388 has damaged begin menu too,” mentioned one Reddit person concerning patch KB4524147. “On my house machine, I haven’t had any issues with search or begin menu.”
Begin Menu points additionally appeared in patch KB4515384 launched on September 10. As one Reddit member defined, Home windows 10 threw up an error stating: “Your Begin Menu isn’t working. We’ll attempt to repair it the subsequent time you register.” A separate thread pointed to a associated SearchUI.exe difficulty.
For the present Begin Menu drawback, a “Microsoft Agent” suggests re-registering the Begin Menu by utilizing PowerShell instructions. One other methodology is to reboot Home windows 10 into Protected Mode and see if the issue persists. If not, carry out a Clear Boot. An alternative choice is to create a brand new person account.
System homeowners, nevertheless, repair the difficulty by uninstalling the offending patch. To take away KB4517389, take the next path:
Settings > Replace & Safety > Home windows Replace > View Replace Historical past
Within the subsequent window, click on the Uninstall updates hyperlink, choose the replace you need to take away (by way of Management Panel), and click on the Uninstall button positioned subsequent to Set up.
Home windows 10 supplies a way to stop undesirable conditions like a damaged Begin Menu with deferred replace choices. Open the Settings app and head to Replace & Safety > Home windows Replace. Click on the Superior Choices hyperlink to pause updates for as much as 35 days, giving Microsoft time to iron out the bugs.