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Windows 7: Wordpad recovery in Start>All Programs>Accessories

19 Jan 2012   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64bit w/ Virtual XP Mode
Wordpad recovery in Start>All Programs>Accessories

It didn't just go missing. You know who made it disappear.
I went to Start Menu propertes and seen something I've never seen before but was looking for. The opportunity to organize All Programs to my order of frequency preferance instead of alphabetical.
JUST unchecked Sort All Programs menu by name and exited.
Went to Start>All Programs>Accessories, held left mouse button down on Wordpad while I dragged it up below Calculator and released it.
Now I had 2 Wordpads(one at the top and at the bottom of Accessories) so I deleted the bottom one and the top one went with it.
I can still access Wordpad by opening .rtf doc.
I dragged Notepad, Paint, Snipping Tool and Command Prompt up there with no problem.
Hopefully all I need is a little magical string of text to copy into Run or Cmd

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19 Jan 2012   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Well,

If you like you could create a new shortcut for WordPad in the Start Menu using the path below.


Start Menu All Programs - Add or Delete Shortcuts


Start Menu All Programs in Windows 7 - Restore Default Shortcuts

Hope this helps,
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19 Jan 2012   #3

Windows 7 Pro 64bit w/ Virtual XP Mode

THANK YOU VERY MUCH Shawn & Brink for the tutorial in the second link.
My Dad always said I knew just enough to be dangerous!
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19 Jan 2012   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

LOL, you're most welcome. :)
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