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Windows 7: Libraries Icon STUCK on start menu

04 Feb 2010   #1
JAYNO20

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Libraries Icon STUCK on start menu

No matter what I do I can not get this thing removed, I have looked through a good bit of the tuts on this forum with no luck with any of them. When I right click I get an option to "remove from this list" but when I click it the icon remains as if I didnt click anything... anyone have any clues?


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04 Feb 2010   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Jay,

Is this a pinned or recent item in the Start Menu?
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04 Feb 2010   #3
JAYNO20

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

It's pinned, I have it set to not show recent documents.
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04 Feb 2010   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Ok. You might see if resetting the Start Menu Pin To area may be able to help then.
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04 Feb 2010   #5
JAYNO20

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Yeah I tried that with no luck :'(
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04 Feb 2010   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Ok. Check in the hidden system folder location below to see if it is still in there. If so, delete it. If it will not delete, then try dragging and dropping it in the Recycle Bin.

Code:
C:\Users\(User-Name)\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\StartMenu
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05 Feb 2010   #7
JAYNO20

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

It is actually not listed in there for some strange reason... Everything else I have on there is though.
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05 Feb 2010   #8
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Umm. If you have not already, restart the computer to see if it may just be a ghost since it's not located above.
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05 Feb 2010   #9
JAYNO20

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I have restarted a bunch since I have noticed this. It's very strange.
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05 Feb 2010   #10
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

This is a stubborn one.

Well, you can create a new administrator account to use instead, and delete the old one from within the new one after copying your user folder files into the new account. Another option is a repair install.
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