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Power User Tasks Menu - Not Launching Tasks

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 7

    Power User Tasks Menu - Not Launching Tasks

    My Power User Tasks Menu is not totally functional. Only the "Run" task launches. None of the other tasks work from this menu. I'm running an account set as administrator, and have tried the separate Administrator account to no avail.

    Running Windows 8 Professional x64 upgraded from Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
    Gigabyte P67A-UD7-B3 motherboard
    Core i7-2600K 3.40 gig
    16 gig memory

    I have tried implementing this tutorial: Tutorial: How to make Windows 8 understand you ARE the Administrator

    Any suggestions?



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  2. #2

    Posts : 1,925
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Every day, a bunch of people come in here complaining about this or that not working. The common factor is that they ALL did upgrade installs. People who do clean installs, generally do not have such problems.

    Draw your own conclusions.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 1
    windows 8 pro pack 64-bit

    My power user menu does not work at all, either from right click menu or Win + X. It was working when I first upgraded, but does not work at all now. My Laptop, however, still has a working power user menu...and I upgraded that as well. So Mystere...any other suggestions for this problem (preferably helpful ones)
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  4. #4

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8

    I had the same problem and found a solution here: Win+X Power Users Menu has stopped working

    It was caused by a bad shell extension.


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