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Windows 7: My "administrator tools" is invisible.

24 Sep 2009   #1
ruggb

windows 7
 
 
My "administrator tools" is invisible.

I can't see "administrator tools" on the start menu or in All Programs.
Actually, the label is on the start menu but it shows empty.
It does not show at all under All Programs.
The configuration is checked to show it in both places.
I unchecked and rechecked. Nothing.

I copied another administrator tools folder from another computer to the start menu under ProgramData. When I did it acted like it was already there asking if I wanted to overwrite. When it was done I still could not see the folder under ProgramData or on the start menu or under All Programs.

I copied the folder to the start menu under my profile. It did the same thing indicating that it was already there - HOWEVER, I now can see the folder under the programs folder and I can see it under All Programs, but it still shows empty on the start menu. I know it has to be under ProgramData to show in the start menu, but it appears to be there but invisible.

I am the only user and an administrator. It is version 7600.

Can someone tell me what is going on PLEASE????????


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24 Sep 2009   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

What do you have under, r click, properties, security?
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24 Sep 2009   #3
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Where and what is this Administrative tools folder?

~Lordbob
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24 Sep 2009   #4
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lordbob75 View Post
where and what is this administrative tools folder?

~lordbob

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24 Sep 2009   #5
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

I have neither. How do you enable it?

~Lordbob
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24 Sep 2009   #6
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

R click a blank spot on start menu, properties, start menu, customize, system administrative tools.

Start Menu - Customize
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24 Sep 2009   #7
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
R click a blank spot on start menu, properties, start menu, customize, system administrative tools.
Oh.... Pretty.....

Thanks.

~Lordbob
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25 Sep 2009   #8
ruggb

windows 7
 
 

barefootkid
r clk on start menu------
there is no SECURITY tab there!!!
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25 Sep 2009   #9
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ruggb View Post
barefootkid
r clk on start menu------
there is no SECURITY tab there!!!

I meant r click admin tools all programs, properties, security.
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