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Windows 7: Folders Under Users Locked

02 Mar 2016   #1
asallwey

XP - 32bit
 
 
Folders Under Users Locked

I'm using an Administrator account and want to create a couple of folders in the Start Menu. Windows Explorer gets down to the Start Menu, but I get a popup saying access denied. So I did a dangerous thing, I Googled, and found a few things to try.

So I refired WE with "run as Administrator", still denied access. I turned UAC completely off, rebooted and tried again, still denied. I turned off Classic Menu, rebooted, still denied. Opened DOS and typed in: net user administrator /active:yes. No User folder, so reversed the command and rebooted.

I'm using Win 7, SP1. This is one of 2 essentially the same computers that a local shop upgraded from XP. The other one doesn't have this issue nor does a laptop.

Any suggestions?

Alex


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02 Mar 2016   #2
GEWB

Several flavors of Linux (Mint primary) / 32bit XP, Win7 HomeP / 64bit Win7 Pro, Ultimate / 64Win8.1
 
 

See Brink's tutorial:

Start Menu All Programs - Add or Delete Shortcuts

Regards,
GEWB
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02 Mar 2016   #3
asallwey

XP - 32bit
 
 

Thanks GEWB, that did the trick!

Alex
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03 Mar 2016   #4
GEWB

Several flavors of Linux (Mint primary) / 32bit XP, Win7 HomeP / 64bit Win7 Pro, Ultimate / 64Win8.1
 
 

You're welcome. Glad it helped.

Regards,
GEWB
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