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Windows 7: Missing Accessories and Admin Tools Folder

16 Jul 2014   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
Missing Accessories and Admin Tools Folder

This question probably has been answered already, so I do apologize. I'm in a bit of a hurry. My problem is I'm missing my Accessories folder completely and my Admin Tools folder isn't located in the START/ALL PROGRAMS/ tree. This is what I've done so far:

Admin Tools

The folder is located in Prog Data/Microsoft/Windows/Startup...... and the folder is not hidden, but still is not showing in the correct area (START/ALL PROGRAMS/) Right now, the folder is pinned in the Start Menu.


I just don't have this folder at all. I did go to Control Panel and "showed all my folders" but still no Accessories. Does anyone know where I can download this folder so I can place it in the correct place? If not, is there a solution for this?

Please help.


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16 Jul 2014   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Craig,

Double check to make sure that you have Administrative Tools set to show.
Administrative Tools - Add or Remove from Start Menu
Afterwards, you can use the tutorials below to restore any missing default shortcuts for Home Premium.
Start Menu All Programs in Windows 7 - Restore Default Shortcuts

Administrative Tools - Restore Shortcuts
Hope this helps, :)

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