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Possible Fix For Critical Error Start Menu and Cortana Aren’t Working In Windows 10

If you're running Windows 10 and have ever run across the error above, stating: "Critical Error Start Menu and Cortana aren't working", then some of these solutions might fix the problem. #1: Try A Full Normal Reboot Since your start menu isn’t working, you need to hold down the Shift key, while pressing the power [...]

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How To Find And Use Internet Explorer 11 In Windows 10

If you're new to Windows 10 you've probably noticed that Microsoft has replaced Internet Explorer with their new Microsoft Edge browser. While Microsoft Edge comes with many enhancements over the old Internet Explorer, some websites could still have issues with the new browser. I recently ran into an issue accessing a Microsoft Exchange server's Outlook [...]

Resolved: Windows 10 Build 9926 Start Menu, Cortana Search, Action Center & Metro Apps Won’t Work

After getting Build 9926 installed on my tablet, things seemed to be going smooth. Then after a few reboots, I found that the Start Menu, Action Center, and Cortana Search bar wouldn't open. I also couldn't open any Metro Apps. Luckily I was able to find a fix using Powershell. Right click on the task [...]

How To Enable New Hidden Features In Latest Windows 10 Technical Preview

With the new Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 9926, some of the features that were announced during the Windows 10 Keynote are available but are hidden and disabled by default. If you're running the technical preview, chances are that you'll want to test out these new features too. Afterall, why run the latest build if [...]

Windows 10 Event Recap

Here are the main announcements from today's Microsoft Windows 10 event. You can watch the keynote here. General Introduction: - For 1 year after the release of Windows 10, you can get a free upgrade if you're running Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, and even Windows 7! - Microsoft will continuously upgrade Windows 10 for [...]

Windows Phone 8.1 ‘Preview For Developers’ Coming Next Week

For those of you out there who have a Windows Phone, now might be a good time to lookup the Preview For Developers program. If you're an Android user, you might be frustrated with waiting around for your mobile carrier to push out Android updates to your phone. iPhone users don't have this issue since [...]

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