Or start watching Netflix or YouTube vids. I would have tried this one from Nico …if I had read it earlier or if it re-occurs. There's a long list of apps that were removed. See this post if your. To open Settings, right-click on the Start menu button and select Settings.
Restart and still get the problem. Fix 3 Use this official troubleshooter Microsoft has released a troubleshooter to fix various Windows 10 issues. So, make sure that your Windows 10 installation is up-to-date before jumping to other fixes. Corrupt files are one of the reasons behind the error. If you could reedit your fix as a reply, we could mark it as answer. I posted instructions on that for using defender to do it.
Now, select Control Panel from the results. It'll automatically start searching for the program and will show PowerShell in search results. However, there have been minor reports of people having a repeat of this error when on the Build 11586. This should fix the problem. Here, follow the following path on the left side of the window.
So I'm guessing I have to spend an entire day backing up my computer and reinstalling windows on it just because I can't open settings. Windows is such a huge, behemoth of an operating system that has been in development for well almost two decades now. Do the following to boot into Safe Mode. Tap or click on the System and Security link Step 3. In the Security and Maintenance window, click on Change User Account Control settings. Even the search bar doesn't work.
My only concern is that there is an app that came preinstalled that's supposed to work with the graphics card. Right-click on the settings app and pin to start. Right-click on it and click on Run as Administrator. Click on the Advanced link Step 6. Now go back to the Services window, and look for a service with name Application Identity. I get the same error if I try to open the background settings on right click. My question is, how did this happen? If you solved this problem using some other method, or if you have any questions regarding this issue, mention them below in comments.
I am unable to use My settings app is not working. Click to download the troubleshooter. And if there are any pending updates, download and install them. It just a way to open settings app but we I do not recommend that. Disable Firewall and Antivirus Temporarily Firewall and Antivirus can conflict with apps, which can result in this error. Follow the steps to perform the method.
I got to the bottom right corner and select settings, a screen flashes for a quarter of a second and then disappears, no error message or nothing. Hundreds of thousands of Microsoft engineers have worked on it, and a surely higher number of developers have made apps for it. Let us know in the comments section below! How does such a basic system app stop working? Now the Troubleshooter will check for issues and fix them. You can preview all your changes before you save them. But if it gets to that point I'd just have to install a fresh Windows 10 iso. It is possible that settings was broken by the same issue but I am unsure. I then selected each heading to make sure they all opened.
In case, , check out the next way. Launch Windows 10 Settings app using File Explorer 1. Now, right-click on Command Prompt from search results and select Run as administrator. If you have installed Windows 10, you might have started exploring it already. The last step will open a Troubleshoot window.
Some of the reasons behind this error are — issue with Windows Store cache, corrupt Windows Store, Antivirus or Firewall conflict, unresponsive Windows Update Service, etc. I recently purchased a new desktop computer with Windows 10 and only two weeks later the settings app doesn't work. You can customize your Display, select your quick actions, show or hide notifications, adjust the battery saver settings and much more over here. In the future, if he has files, etc, OneDrive has a capability to provide ransomware protection, so if files get cryptolocked, etc, a previous copy is kept to restore. Reboot after it completes no matter the result , and then try opening the Store again. Apart from this it also includes various older options from the classic Control Panel. To do this, go to Cortana and type Command Prompt in the search area.