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Windows 7: Have a problem with cookies

06 Jan 2012   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Well, the registry entry for shell:Cookies and shell:Cookies\Low is below. You might check to see if your's has the same entries as below as a possible cause.

Shell Command

Code:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{2B0F765D-C0E9-4171-908E-08A611B84FF6}
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{2B0F765D-C0E9-4171-908E-08A611B84FF6}]
"Name"="Cookies"
"Category"=dword:00000004
"RelativePath"="Microsoft\\Windows\\Cookies"
"ParentFolder"="{3EB685DB-65F9-4CF6-A03A-E3EF65729F3D}"
also check:

Code:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{3EB685DB-65F9-4CF6-A03A-E3EF65729F3D}]
"Name"="AppData"
"Category"=dword:00000004
"RelativePath"="AppData\\Roaming"





Attached Files
File Type: reg Cookies.reg (1.0 KB, 2 views)
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07 Jan 2012   #12
roncerr

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit
 
 

Both registry entries are exactly what I have; nevertheless, I ran the cookies.reg file you provided just to be sure. The problem remains, however as I pointed out above, none of the shell commands appear to work. (I tried several in the tutorial list, including shell:system.)
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07 Jan 2012   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That is just strange Ron. If you create a new administrator account as a test, do they work while logged on to it?
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07 Jan 2012   #14
roncerr

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
That is just strange Ron. If you create a new administrator account as a test, do they work while logged on to it?
No. Same behavior. The search box can't find "shell:system" and the run box error message says the same thing.
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07 Jan 2012   #15
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

What about other shell:xxx commands?
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07 Jan 2012   #16
roncerr

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
What about other shell:xxx commands?
See post #12 above.
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08 Jan 2012   #17
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Ron, I don't think I have ever seen where the shell commands did not work on a system before. Do you remember if they ever worked for you, and if so anything that you may have installed or changed a setting for that may have prevented them from working anymore?
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08 Jan 2012   #18
roncerr

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
...Do you remember if they ever worked for you, and if so anything that you may have installed or changed a setting for that may have prevented them from working anymore?
I rarely use them (ok never) since I use Explorer. But when you mentioned shell:cookies it did seem like something I had seen working before, even on this computer. As I said, I have another almost "identical" install on another identical PC, however I install from a Windows disk, with separate customizations, program installations, and Windows Updates, so no two Windows installs can really be the same. So I suppose it's possible I did an extra customization on the one that doesn't work (the other does). Perhaps it requires a Windows Feature that I turned off, like indexing, for example.
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09 Jan 2012   #19
roncerr

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit
 
 

The mystery continues...I found one that works: "shell:windows". (I tried several from this list: System Folders in Windows 7.)
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09 Jan 2012   #20
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I don't know of a setting in Windows that would disable them. Possible 3rd party program the cause??
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