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Windows 7: Start menu Problem

02 May 2009   #1
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 
Start menu Problem

Hi, im new to windows 7, looked alright thought id give it a shot.

i have this "strange" reaction when i try and pin an item to the start menu, that it appears with a (2) next to it.

I know that the (2) means that the original name is already taken, but the original is not displayed.

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Thanks.

ENZO




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02 May 2009   #2
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Are you sure the shortcut you pinned there didn't already have a (2) on the end?
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02 May 2009   #3
copernicus

7264x64/7260x86
 
 

This happend to me when I did a fresh install without doing a format first.
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02 May 2009   #4
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

yeah, copernicus is right, i hadnt backed up my music, so fresh install without format first was my option, and no, it dosent matter where i create the shortcut from, it always appears with a (2) after it, any solutions?

Enzo.
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02 May 2009   #5
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Is it only Firefox that has the 2 after it, have you tried to pin anything else?
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02 May 2009   #6
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

No, its not only firefox my diskeeper does it as well and a few other programs, its just odd that some have (2) after them, and some dont.

Enzo.
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03 May 2009   #7
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Maybe you need to do a fresh install and see if that works out better for you, just create another partition to store all your documents, music and settings on that and then do clean install and that way you will avoid any of the problems.
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03 May 2009   #8
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

yeah, i think its come down to that, was hoping not, but yeah, ill give it a shot and report back and see if it solved my problem.
thanks.

Enzo.
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03 May 2009   #9
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

IM back and with great news, this solved the problem
thanks heaps guys

Enzo.
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03 May 2009   #10
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Your Welcome, glad you got it sorted.
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