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Windows 7: Start Menu Items keep disappearing.

23 May 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate RC Build 7100
Start Menu Items keep disappearing.

My start menu items keep disappearing, I have done the trick where you move the icons into a folder and then move them back but that isn't a permanent fix as they keep disappearing at random again and again, is there any more permanent fix yet???

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23 May 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Are you using a cleaner program like CCleaner? It can remove them if you have the start menu shortcuts setting checked. Do you have these enabled?

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23 May 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate RC Build 7100

No I'm talking about the all programs part.

It keeps messing up, I should have like 100 other program icons and folders in this but sometimes its completely empty or only shows a few and its getting really annoying.

edit: and now its back to this, a few minutes after doing the folder trick. wtf.

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24 May 2009   #4

W7 RTM Ultimate x64

OH, easy solution :P, open start menu, right click, go properties, click ok, and they should be there :P

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24 May 2009   #5

Windows 7 x86

Limit the amount of folder to under 80, it's a bug in the 7100 build.
You will just have to catalog a few folders that are not essential.
Renaming or moving them out then back in is only very temporary.

Or download the 7127 build, it is supposedly been addressed in that.
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04 Jun 2009   #6

windows 7 rc1

And I thought I was going crazy!

I had Start menu items disappearing on me. Even things like Notepad or Microsoft Office. Happened on all my Windows 7 machines (one is 64-bit, another is 32-bit).
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