Can't access configuration screens after running a script. (Remove-Windows10-Bloat.bat)

gapcaramelize

New Member
Hello! I ran a script intended to remove the bloat in Windows 10. I reviewed the script before running it and I didn't see anything that could have caused this, nor I still can see why it happened. Now I have this problem:

I can't access the configuration screens when I search for them in the Windows menu (say, I write "mouse configuration" and the option for opening the config screen appears, but it doesn't open when I click on it), or when I click in the configuration cog to the left of the Windows menu. Clicking it doesn't do anything.

I just found out that if I right click click on the left side of the Windows menu and click "personalize this list", the Configuration window does open. But it's the only way I can access it it seems.

Can anyone help me bring this functionality back and understand what happened?

This is the script in question: https://gist.githubusercontent.com/matthewjberger/2f4295887d6cb5738fa34e597f457b7f/raw/b23fa065febed8a2d7c2f030fba6da381f640997/Remove-Windows10-Bloat.bat

The script was presented along with others in a video by a very good YouTuber, the Low Spec Gamer:

 

Neemobeer

Windows Forum Team
Staff member
Most of those "tweaks" won't improve performance all that much and disabling diagnostics and maintenance tasks isn't advised. Some features won't work without basic telemetry enabled, diagnostics or Windows Search.
 

gapcaramelize

New Member
I see. Thanks. Which ones do you suggest to turn on? Search is working well. Everything seems to be ok , at least now.

Could I reenable some of them by running the command with an "Enable" at the end, like:

Code:
schtasks /Change /TN "Microsoft\Windows\Application Experience\ProgramDataUpdater" /Enable
, for example?
 
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