how to fix windows search and start Menu after windows 11 update 22h2?

PIL ADMIN-1 10 Reputation points
2023-01-26T07:56:44.19+00:00

Hi Team, We received an update from Microsoft ( windows 11 update 22h2). Once the end-user does the update, the windows search/menu icons do not work correctly. Kindly share any fix updates for the given issues. Kindly do a favour for us thanks

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  1. Limitless Technology 43,971 Reputation points
    2023-01-26T16:05:33.1033333+00:00

    Hi. Thank you for your question and reaching out. I’d be more than happy to help you with your query.

    If the Windows search or menu icons are not working correctly, there are a few potential solutions you can try:

    1. Restart Windows Explorer: Press the Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys to open Task Manager. In the Processes tab, find Windows Explorer, right-click on it and select Restart.
    2. Reset the Icon Cache: Sometimes, the icon cache may become corrupt and cause issues with the icons. You can use the command prompt to reset the icon cache. Press Windows + X and select Command Prompt (Admin) or PowerShell (Admin). Type the following command and press Enter:

    For Windows 10:

    del %localappdata%\IconCache.db /a

    shutdown /r /t 0

    1. Re-register the Taskbar: Type the following command in the Command Prompt or PowerShell and press Enter:

    powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted -Command "& {$manifest = (Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.Windows.ShellExperienceHost).InstallLocation + '\AppxManifest.xml' ; Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $manifest}"

    1. Run Windows troubleshooter: Windows has a built-in troubleshooter that can fix common issues with the search bar and the taskbar. Go to Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshoot > find the option "Search and Indexing" and run it.
    2. Perform a clean boot : Clean boot is the process of starting Windows with a minimal set of drivers and startup programs so you can determine whether a background program is interfering with your game or program.

    If none of the above solutions work, you can also try a System Restore to restore your computer to a previous state when the icons were working correctly.

    Please note that this is a general guidance, and the exact solution may vary depending on your specific problem.

    If the reply was helpful, please don’t forget to upvote or accept as answer, thank you.


  2. Limitless Technology 43,971 Reputation points
    2023-01-26T16:05:59.2533333+00:00

    Double post

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