Fix Start menu crashing and not working in Windows 10 creators update

The Windows 10 creators update has been installed on my computer and the notification center and start menu just stop working. That happen after I organize the app layout and then sing out or restart the system. If I try to add some APP into it, the Start menu keeps crashing, while I pin the “This PC” item, its icon never appear on the Start. I don’t want to restore to previous points. How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

How to Create Live Tile Groups in Start Menu on Windows 10 Creators Update

The Windows 10/8 allows users to put live tiles of your apps in the Start menu, and these animated tile boxes display convey useful and real-time information, such as headlines and updates. However, if you pin too many items, the Start menu will become a bit larger once you tap or click on it to expand. To make it smaller in view and save space on the desktop, you could arrange them into groups by putting specific apps in a group, or music or movies, system settings, favorite websites, built-in utilities and folders. Continue reading

How to disable/remove All Apps Column in Start Menu after Windows 10 Creators Update

The anniversary update redesigns the Windows 10 Start menu to become more touch-friendly and add a column with all the programs/apps installed on your tablet or computer with other quick access options. Many people would like to have only the metro styled tiles to disappear, now the Creators Update offers the option to remove All Apps Column and show most often used apps. Users can take full control of the Start menu to customize it on your device. Continue reading

How to Pin World Clock Tile to Start Menu in Windows 10

To get more classic elements with modern tiles in Start menu, Windows 10 offers a simple way to pin those stuff into it, such as apps, folders, websites, settings shortcuts, email folder, notes, contacts and more. The Alarms & Clock app is a preinstalled Universal Windows Platform app, while you can also get various cities and countries as a tile in the Start menu. Here is the how-to tutorial to do that. Continue reading

Disable Hibernate or add Hibernate option in Start menu on Windows 10

Without shutting your tablet or computer down or put it in sleep mode, you can also set your device in a Hibernation state. Primarily designed for laptops, Hibernation takes a snapshot of your system files and drivers and saves the current state of your PC to your hard drive before power down, so you can continue to all your previous work when it start. Here are some tips to use the function. Continue reading

Fix Live tiles not working/updating in start menu on Windows 10

When I pinned a websites to the start menu on my SUrface Pro 4 running Windows 10 Pro, they appeared only as a generic blue color with empty content. I noticed the Weather and Mail live tiles stoped working and were also not updating. My screen resolution is 1024 x 768. Running App Troubleshooter and restarting the system didn’t take any effects. Any way to resolve the blank content problem? Continue reading

How to Import/Export Start Menu layout in Windows 10 Pro

Windows 10 offer a simple way to configure the default Start menu layout to make it look the way you want, such as add or remove some tiles, reposition tiles, resize tiles, and name groups of tiles. If you would like to create and deploy a customized Start menu and fix a particular layout, the Group Policy and PowerShell features can help you manage the options and backup and restore them easily. Here are the step-by-step tips for that. Continue reading

How to add Edge/IE/chrome Web shortcut to Windows 10 start menu and taskbar

You might would like to use the start Screen as a reimagined app to store many shortcut location in Windows 10 , but the customization is limited except some things. It is easy to pin webpage tiles to the new start menu and taskbar for keeping your most important websites close at hand. Here is the how-to tutorial, depending on which browser you are using. Continue reading

How to enable and use Windows RT 8.1 Start menu

Windows 8.1 RT Update 3 (The KB3033055) comes with a few improvements and a new desktop-style Start menu designed to replace the modern Start screen and let you access all your apps in the retired operating system. The Windows RT Start menu is available for Surface RT, Surface 2, and the Nokia Lumia 2520 and can be download through Windows Update. It looks more like the one in Windows 7 and here is the tutorial about how to setup the new menu. Continue reading