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Dead Start Button

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    Dead Start Button

    My start button has stopped working. I can't get to any programs on the start menu. Only way to get to them is through My Computer. Any ideas on how to get it working again?

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    Re: Dead Start Button

    From an administrator command prompt run the following:

    SFC /scannow

    That may work, or examine log file and find any bad files. Replace with files from another pc.

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    Re: Dead Start Button

    [Dumb question. How do I get to the adminustrator prompt to enter the following?]From an administrator command prompt run the following:

    SFC /scannow

    That may work, or examine log file and find any bad files. Replace with files from another pc.[/QUOTE]

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    Re: Dead Start Button

    find the cmd prompt, right click, run as administrator

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