If you use a roaming user profile, and have a customized Start Menu, after upgrading to a later version of Windows 10, your customized Start Menu does not persist.
After upgrading to a newer version of Windows 10, install the latest monthly update on the system
Use the credentials of a local admin to create and set the following registry key:
Registry key name:
Registry type: DWORD
Set the value data to 1 to create a new roaming profile for all roaming users on systems using the new OS version.
Reboot the system.
Login to Windows using an account with Roaming Profile to verify the workaround is enabled.
This will only work if a user’s profile with start menu customization is available locally. If the profile was deleted due to a group policy, creating a new roaming profile will not help.
Deleting the registry key will use .V6 profile path extension for all RS2 and above platform.
Setting the registry key to 0 will use .V2 profile path extension for all Windows Platforms.
To use UseProfilePathMinorExtensionVersion, install a latest cumulative update (LCU) released April 25, 2019 or later, such as: