I am unable to get the Start Menu to open in Windows Server 2016 with GUI Evaluation Image. It is activated for a 180-day trial. Pressing the Windows key on my keyboard does nothing at all. The same with the Start icon on the taskbar. I have searched the Internet for solutions, but nothing is working. The problem started when I changed the Start Menu to Full Screen in the Settings:Personalization. I have since then turned that option off, but the problem persists.
There are many complaints in support forums, bun none of the suggested solutions resolve the problem. Windows Server 2016 is six years old, so I'm surprised that this problem hasn't be resolved by Windows Update, or a solution posted in support forums.
I should also note that the Windows Search also doesn't work.