Event Viewer View information about significant events, such as a program starting or stopping, or a security error, which are recorded in event logs. Then go to the Processes and scroll down…. Then I kept looking through my google hits page and found an article at Windows Annoyances that said I needed to close all visible Explorer windows first. This will open Taskbar and Start Menu Properties. . Press ok and then exit regedit 9.
While my computer was at the logon screen there was power outage. The default view is to not have a taskbar, and even when you do, there may not be a Start button. So I grabbed that from the Accessories folder. With an Explorer window open, type into the address bar the following: Control Panel I doubt it will work, but it is worth a try. Jhwalker, i really appreciate the effort you you are willing to put in. Then, I just restarted my laptop that worked out well. Safe mode was coming up fine, but the extended desktop was on and the monitors were switched.
It could have happened either due to outdated graphics driver or missing registry subkeys or values could also have played a part. Microsoft also has a Knowledgebase article on the issue that includes even more steps to try:. I have tried the Task Manager and restarted exporer. This page was very helpful to me in identifying the problem. Went into control panel, display, settings, and then highlighted a second monitor that was listed. Way 4: Open Control Panel in the File Explorer.
Thanks, Jack Jack Microsoft Answers Support Engineer Visit our and let us know what you think. How to and without using third-party utilities guides might also interest you. But you can optionally make this control panel button a sub-menu that will expand, and display right away all the control panel items you can access. Step 2: Type control panel in the Command Prompt window and press Enter. Type C in start search.
In order to quickly access items in the Control Panel I enabled a Start Menu feature that allows me to access the items in the Control Panel from a menu in the Start Menu. I'll cover what to look for when it crashes. Step 1: Tap the Start button to open the Start Menu, input cmd in the search box and click Command Prompt to open it. Click on the Taskbar option on the top left. I thought it was a problem with the install. When the Customize Start Menu dialog box appears, click on the Display as a menu radio button.
April 2019; Windows 10 built 16299. Still no task bar, start menu, etc. You may want to check that. Though there are many ways you can use, 2 ways introduces in this post are highly recommended. Both viruses and spyware are known to occasionally interfere with the Windows Shell. Like it or not, eventually hackers will find ways to manipulate the operating system program and make it do things that Microsoft never dreamed of. I'm guessing you unpinned them from the Start screen.
Has anyone had this problem before? Type C in start search. Step 2: Click on the Start Menu tab see picture and then click Customize button to open Customize Start Menu dialog. Before searching the web for a solution I tried searching for store or settings, and neither of these searches game me the results I was looking for and yes, I did look for results under apps and settings. Is that what you meant? When I unchecked it, I could see the very edge of the taskbar at the botton of the screen. I wanted to get the administrative tools on the right hand side so it could be expanded, but I did not want it in the All Programs section who knows why. You can see that it's missing in the image below. Open the Settings Panel by Windows+I, and tap Control Panel on it.
I cannot work on my pc and I am really desperate. Step 2: Input control panel in the Windows PowerShell window and hit Enter. I was glad to have it fixed, I rate this article 5 stars and recommend it to anyone who likes to play around with their settings. Tried looking for some settings but found nothing relevant. Yes it is an admin account, its the account which was created when windows was installed keeping in mind that I used to have access to this control panel and it was on the start menu. This solution will not help when experiencing permanent desktop problems e. I was writing computer programs when the most favorite programming language was Basic so I got a degree in computer programming.