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Windows 7: Lost Quick Launch links after OS install

29 Sep 2014   #1

Windows 7 ultimate x64
Lost Quick Launch links after OS install

overview:I was selling off my old laptop and in the process of wiping it and re installing windows seven on it i lost the links to all my programs installed on my quick launch icons.

more details:
I completely removed the laptop hard drive and put it into my computer tower to rebuild the OS on the laptop hard drive. All my other drives in the pc were powered and connected. After removing the laptop hard drive now my OS thinks i have a dual boot system (another problem all together) and the links i have to programs installed on my "D:/" drive are not working. Any best practice to re establish the links?

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30 Sep 2014   #2

Win 7 Pro 32bit


here's how to get Quick Launch back

Quick Launch - Enable or Disable

as for your other problem, try easy bcd to remove the bootloader for the "extra" OS
EasyBCD Community Edition Free Download - Softpedia

or run your OS DVD for a start up repair
Startup Repair

to repair the laptop OS, you should have kept it in the laptop and worked from there
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