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Start button and charms are disabled after window 8.1

  1. #11


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    It looks like your PC has an issue when coming out of hibernation. Fast Startup is a hybrid sleep mode. When enabled your PC doesn't fully shut down. My guess is something got messed up when you did the upgrade. If you were to do a clean install of 8.1 you likely wouldn't have your current issue and Fast Startup would work as advertised. It does work for a lot of people. Just because it doesn't work for you doesn't mean it doesn't work for everybody.

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  2. #12


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Have you done what David posted in post #2? Follow what he suggested and you may get lucky and fix it.
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