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Windows 7: I reformated my computer, now I cannot find sticky notes/paint etc

12 Jan 2014   #1
Leimone

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 
I reformated my computer, now I cannot find sticky notes/paint etc

All the default programs that come with windows are gone.

I have to search for mspaint to find paint, and I have to do Windows + R C:\Windows\System32\StikyNot.exe to open sticky notes.. can someone help me out so I can find them through the windows search?


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12 Jan 2014   #2
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Leimone View Post
All the default programs that come with windows are gone.

I have to search for mspaint to find paint, and I have to do Windows + R C:\Windows\System32\StikyNot.exe to open sticky notes.. can someone help me out so I can find them through the windows search?
Windows + R StikyNot.exe works as well
Windows + R StikyNot works as well
Windows + R stikynot works as well
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12 Jan 2014   #3
Kaktussoft

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start->programs->accessories
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12 Jan 2014   #4
Leimone

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Dont think you get what my problem is.

this is my accessoies list http://i.imgur.com/H5Un7iI.png
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12 Jan 2014   #5
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Leimone View Post
Dont think you get what my problem is.

this is my accessoies list http://i.imgur.com/H5Un7iI.png
Looks like the contents of folder: C:\Users\<yourname>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories

Is it that folder that you see? Tip: just rename a shortcut there, or copy a shortcut. Accessories list changes? Put it back like it was.

Folder C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories has all the stuff you're missing?
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12 Jan 2014   #6
Leimone

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Leimone View Post
Dont think you get what my problem is.

this is my accessoies list http://i.imgur.com/H5Un7iI.png
Looks like the contents of folder: C:\Users\<yourname>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories

Is it that folder that you see? Tip: just rename a shortcut there, or copy a shortcut. Accessories list changes? Put it back like it was.

Folder C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories has all the stuff you're missing?
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
There's no accessories folder in there
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12 Jan 2014   #7
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

start->programs->right click accessories. Click "display all users" or something like that (I don't have english win7).
It opens C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories now? If so, can you doubleclick the shortcuts there and do they work?

start->programs->right click maintenance. "display all users" works? Icons shown in start->programs->maintenance?
start->programs->right click startup. "display all users" works? Icons shown in start->programs->startup?
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12 Jan 2014   #8
Leimone

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
start->programs->right click accessories. Click "display all users" or something like that (I don't have english win7).
It opens C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories now? If so, can you doubleclick the shortcuts there and do they work?

start->programs->right click maintenance. "display all users" works? Icons shown in start->programs->maintenance?
start->programs->right click startup. "display all users" works? Icons shown in start->programs->startup?
Takes me to C:\Windows\system32
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12 Jan 2014   #9
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Leimone View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
start->programs->right click accessories. Click "display all users" or something like that (I don't have english win7).
It opens C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories now? If so, can you doubleclick the shortcuts there and do they work?

start->programs->right click maintenance. "display all users" works? Icons shown in start->programs->maintenance?
start->programs->right click startup. "display all users" works? Icons shown in start->programs->startup?
Takes me to C:\Windows\system32
I asked you a lot of questions. No idea which question you answered.

The startup stuff and maintenance stuff works?
You have win7 english?
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12 Jan 2014   #10
Leimone

Win7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Leimone View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
start->programs->right click accessories. Click "display all users" or something like that (I don't have english win7).
It opens C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories now? If so, can you doubleclick the shortcuts there and do they work?

start->programs->right click maintenance. "display all users" works? Icons shown in start->programs->maintenance?
start->programs->right click startup. "display all users" works? Icons shown in start->programs->startup?
Takes me to C:\Windows\system32
I asked you a lot of questions. No idea which question you answered.

The startup stuff and maintenance stuff works?
You have win7 english?
That was the answer for your first question, to your second question the only thing in Maintenance is "Help and support"
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