How to fix Windows 10 toolbar not working?

Issue: I have encountered a problem with the user interface as the toolbar is unresponsive or freezes randomly. I've tried to troubleshoot the error, but it persists. Could you please help me fix Windows 10 toolbar not working issue?

Solved Answer

Issues with Windows user interface (UI)[1] might significantly deteriorate user's experience. It is because Windows toolbar allows people to access numerous files, folders, and search for applications. Unfortunately, some people might encounter a problem as Windows 10 toolbar is not working.

We have received reports about Windows 10 taskbar not responding. However, people now complain about Windows toolbar issues which might be the following:

  • Stops working randomly;
  • Becomes unresponsive;
  • Starts freezing.

If Windows toolbar is not working, users cannot open regular programs, browse system files or change settings. It might become exceptionally hard to use the computer as this feature is essential for great user experience. Fortunately, there are some methods listed below which will show you how to fix Windows 10 toolbar not working bug.

Ways to fix Windows 10 toolbar not working bugWindows 10 toolbar might become unresponsive, freeze or stop working at all.

Ways to fix Windows 10 toolbar not working issue

Before you head to the instructions showing how to fix toolbar not working error on Windows 10[2], you should make sure that your computer is not infected with malware[3]. In this case, the malicious program might have compromised system files and damaged your PC.

We recommend you to scan your system with FortectMac Washing Machine X9 as it will not only get rid of the cyber threat but also help you fix Windows 10 toolbar not working bug automatically. If you are sure that your computer is clean, follow the guidelines to get rid of the issue.

This video has all the information for solving this problem:

Technique 1. Restart Windows Explorer in the Task Manager

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  1. Press Windows + R and submit taskmgr.exe;
  2. Hit enter and go to the Processes tab;
    Windows 10 toolbar not working error fixYou can get rid of Windows 10 toolbar not working bug by restarting Windows Explorer.
  3. Search for Windows Explorer;
  4. Click on it and press the Restart button.

Technique 2. Re-register Windows 10 toolbar

  1. Open Task Manager and go to File > Run new task;
    Windows 10 toolbar not working bugCreate new task to fix toolbar on Windows 10.
  2. Enter Powershell and tick Create this task with administrative privileges box;
    Ways to get rid of Windows 10 toolbar not working problemYou might need to re-register Windows 10 toolbar to avoid related problems.
  3. Submit the following command and hit Enter:
    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\\\\AppXManifest.xml”}
  4. Close the window and go to C:/Users/name/AppData/Local/ (name is your Account Username);
    Toolbar on windows 10 not workingLocate and delete TileDataLayer folder to fix Windows 10 toolbar not working.
  5. Find TileDataLayer folder and delete it;
  6. Check if the toolbar is working properly again.

Technique 3. Use System File Checker

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  1. Press Windows key + X and select Command Prompt (Admin);
  2. Type the following command and hit Enter:
    sfc /scannow
  3. Wait for the procedure to complete and make sure that the error was fixed.

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Unforeseen circumstances can happen at any time while using the computer: it can turn off due to a power cut, a Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) can occur, or random Windows updates can the machine when you went away for a few minutes. As a result, your schoolwork, important documents, and other data might be lost. To recover lost files, you can use Data Recovery Pro – it searches through copies of files that are still available on your hard drive and retrieves them quickly.


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Lucia Danes
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