It just sort of happens. Note: This step is a must-do procedure and it won't be repeated in the methods below. You now have two options: Set this program as Default or Choose Defaults for this program, choose the option you want. If I right click on windows startmenu and select settings it works. I would have tried this one from Nico …if I had read it earlier or if it re-occurs. Edit: I can get to the control panel, and I can see Windows Update, but I get this error message when I try to click on it: The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect.
Click Yes button when you see the User Account Confirmation screen. Simply double click on the Troubleshooter from the list that you need to start. Here you can choose your quick actions -- icons that appear in the Action Center. Did your workstation update recently? K eep us posted if you require further assistance. To do that, I had to click on Windows Ink Workspace. Under Related settings, you will see a list of settings you may have been looking for when you initially clicked on About: Additional administrative tools, Bitlocker settings, Device manager, and System info.
Step 5: In the Properties dialog, select Enabled option. I can't click settings from cog or if i type in search update, printers, settings, and anything in that menu it doesn't open. Method 4 of 6 Quickly open personalization section of Settings Step 1: Right-click on desktop to open the desktop context menu. Way 6: Open it through Settings. Although Settings app icon is pinned to the left of the Start menu or screen by default for quick access, following are some of the lesser known ways to open Settings app in Windows 10.
I would like to avoid a fresh install as I have a ton of software on my system and it would be a major pain to have to find it all and reload all of it. Editors' note: This How To post was originally published on January 26, 2015, and was updated on May 20, 2016, to reflect new information regarding Windows 10 Build 14342. No update checking, just nothing. You should now see the properties dialog. Click Start and type lusrmgr.
Using this tutorial I will show you how to reset file associations in Windows 10. Step 2 — Locate Troubleshooting on the applet and double click on it. Command prompt with admin rights. Windows won't let me go to update center, on google chrome when I try to set it as my default browser a window pops up and instantly disappears like when I try to go to settings. Step 2 — On System configuration window on the screen, click on Tools to switch the tab. I just upgraded to windows 10 and I can't open up settings. Microsoft has completely overhauled the Settings app to make it easier to use and include new settings.
Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. If Settings stops working, Windows becomes pretty dysfunctional. In approximately 2 days or so, it just stops working. Then, click or tap on the All settings. Users with Windows 10 has reported that Settings will not launch all of a sudden, or that it triggers the store to launch instead of the Settings. To fix this I did a search in the settings window for Activation which took me to the Updates and Security window. Step 4 — You see the list of Various Troubleshooting tools in the below screenshot.
To rename it, right-click on it and then click Rename. If they are still opening, sign out and sign in again to disable them. After completing the steps, you'll have a way to undo changes if something goes wrong while installing a new driver or application, or after editing the Registry. No repair operation is performed. In Start panel, type in cmd, then right click Command Prompt from the list of choice and choose Run as administrator. Method 5: Open Settings or Specific Settings Page Using Run Command Press the Windows + R keys or and select Run to open Run command dialog. Wait for this to finish and run sfc again.
To do so, type Regedit. If you want to open Control Panel, type Control Panel into the search bar on the task bar, and select the same from the list when it appears. Then when I tried to open Updates and Security again it worked. Step 2: Click or tap Personalize option to open personalization section of Settings. Settings reset, job done hopefully. Also my background glitches from the wallpaper to black and then back again.