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Windows 7: Default Programs in start not working

23 Aug 2013   #1
Thermaltake

Win 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 
Default Programs in start not working

I think I disable something in services or something like that, but can't remember what, and my Default Programs option in start menu is not working, can someone help how to activate it again to work.


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23 Aug 2013   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi there ... Run sfc/scannow from the Link below

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Then try the other Link below


Services - Restore Default Services in Windows 7
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23 Aug 2013   #3
Thermaltake

Win 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Uh I don't want to do that becouse I will have to change everything again from scratch and I optimized services really good so everything will reset. I need that specific service name to enable it again, I know about sfc scannow...
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23 Aug 2013   #4
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi there ... Seems to me that you don't know what you have Disabled .. What was the Result of your Scan ? .. Do you have any Restore points before you made the changes ?
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23 Aug 2013   #5
gregrocker

 

There are no Services in Win7 that need to be disabled to optimize performance. If there were then we would know about it here at the top tech forums on the web, where we've been tinkering with Win7 since before beta. Every Service edit we found has an unintended consequence.

This is not XP or early Vista. All Services in Win7 not absolutely needed at Startup are set to Manual on Fast Triggers developed for Win7, which also saved Vista.

Win7 is the first featherlight OS which requires no tweaking whatsoever beyond normal system settings. These same steps shown Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 compile what works best based on helping with tens of thousands of installs here over five years. Stick with these tools and methods and as long as you have adequate hardware Win7 will run perfectly with never a hang or hesitation.
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23 Aug 2013   #6
Thermaltake

Win 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by maxie View Post
Hi there ... Seems to me that you don't know what you have Disabled .. What was the Result of your Scan ? .. Do you have any Restore points before you made the changes ?
I don't use system restore I turn it off.


If someone knows how to repair my problem let me know.
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23 Aug 2013   #7
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Thermaltake View Post
I think I disable something in services or something like that, but can't remember what, and my Default Programs option in start menu is not working, can someone help how to activate it again to work.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Thermaltake View Post


If someone knows how to repair my problem let me know.
Unfortunately, since we aren't mind readers, you are really going to have to help us out here.

With the tidbit of info you gave, a valid response was given, yet you respond with,

Quote:
Uh I don't want to do that becouse I will have to change everything again from scratch
You said you know about SFC, did you run it?
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23 Aug 2013   #8
Thermaltake

Win 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
You said you know about SFC, did you run it?
No becouse it will restore my other settings changes that I made, and I will have to reapply them all again, and there a alot them in services, I don't want to do that all over again or I wouldn't have to?

P.S
I don't have any virus or spyware or anything like that.
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23 Aug 2013   #9
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Sorry, I don't understand why someone would ask for help and then refuse to even try the options given.

Not to mention, your vague description of what you 'might' have done...
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23 Aug 2013   #10
Thermaltake

Win 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
 
 

EDIT:
I Fix it in gpedit.msc I disable it in control panel I remember now, I was disabling unnecessary icons, and I disabled default programs two, it's working now problem solved.
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