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Windows 7: Start Menu All messed Up

01 Mar 2011   #1
dakota1431

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 
Start Menu All messed Up

my start menu is all messed up and i didnt do anything it just randomly happened when i try to click on documents music or pictures it just does nothing then when i search it shows nothing and when i check more search results is shows a error im using windows 7 home Premium 64bit also i cant click on libraries in my computer


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01 Mar 2011   #2
Orbital Shark

 
 

Hi, welcome to the forums

It could be that something has altered your system files. Can you still access the run command by pressing the Win Key+R? If so, try the following...

1, Press Win+R
2, Type CMD then press enter
3, Type sfc /scannow and press enter

This will perform a system-wide scan of your integral system files and repair any changes that may have happened.


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01 Mar 2011   #3
dakota1431

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

it says you must be a administrator running a console session but im using my admin account?
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01 Mar 2011   #4
Orbital Shark

 
 

You may want to try the following...

Create a new shortcut on the desktop linked to C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe. Right-click the shortcut & select 'Run as Administrator' then you will be able to proceed with step 3


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01 Mar 2011   #5
dakota1431

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Orbital Shark. the verification is complete and they didnt find anything wrong?
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01 Mar 2011   #6
Orbital Shark

 
 

The following tutorial might be able to help

Startup Repair

We will get to the bottom of this
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01 Mar 2011   #7
dakota1431

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

they didnt find a problem Im About To
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01 Mar 2011   #8
Orbital Shark

 
 

You might want to try resetting the Start Menu back to it's default settings.

Right-click the task bar and select Properties > Start Menu > Customize then click 'Use Default Settings'

Start Menu All messed Up-start-menu.png


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01 Mar 2011   #9
dakota1431

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

No Difference Doc
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01 Mar 2011   #10
Orbital Shark

 
 

Could you try to give some info on the error that it's producing? Also, if you can manage some screenshots while I'm doing some background research
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