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Windows 7: Shortcuts and start menu went POOF.

23 Jan 2010   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)

I've tried safemode as well, which led me to conclude that it's probably a broken or corrupt file since the result is exactly the same. No icons and a broken taskbar.

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24 Jan 2010   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)


Apparently this problem is a manifestation of a fix I used a long time ago to remove the short cut arrows on the icons. Restoring the original settings in the registry will fix the problem or you could use this.
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24 Jan 2010   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Glad to hear you got it solved Buiscki, your always welcome here.
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24 Jan 2010   #14

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 1Bowtie View Post
Glad to hear you got it solved Buiscki, your always welcome here.
+1 Thanks for posting your findings.
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