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FIX: Start menu slow windows 10 fix

I’ve heard a lot of complains from users who have upgraded to windows 10. And I had the problem myself as well. The start menu is slow or not responding in Windows 10. 

I’ve been searching what could be the solution. The reason your menu is slow is probably because ‘animations in windows’ is turned on. This option is for option is for animation effects, such as fading effects, when you close windows and other elements. If you have a slower or overloaded PC, then turning off animations can help improve your system’s performance some.

Start menu slow windows 10 fix | Tutorial

There is also a video at the end of the tutorial to show you exactly.

  1. Click on start and type in ‘Settings.
    Start menu slow
  2. Click on ‘Ease of Access’ease of access
  3. Check your ‘Play animations in Windows. It’s probably on ‘on’, but turn it off please. Then see if your start menu is still slow.
    Play animations windows


If you’d like to leave some credits or if this isn’t working for you please comment or contact me. I’ll try to help you out where I can. Goodluck!

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Bas Wijdenes

My name is Bas Wijdenes and I work full-time as a Services Engineer. In my spare time I write about the error messages that I encounter during my work. Furthermore, I am currently occupied with Office 365, Azure infrastructure, and PowerShell for automating daily tasks.

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