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Windows 7: Program Folders disappeared from All Programs/Start Menu...

18 Jun 2016   #1

Win7 Pro 64Bit
Program Folders disappeared from All Programs/Start Menu...

Hi Everyone

As my title says, almost all the program folders from the All Programs page on the Start Menu have disappeared!

I'm running Win7 Pro 64Bit SP1; I only noticed this Thursday night.

Earlier in the week I installed the latest "Recommended" MS updates, an "Optional" update for a new USB D-Link adapter, which improved performance enormously, and the latest version of Skype.

Has anyone seen anything like this before, or know how I can get my programs back on the All Programs page?


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19 Jun 2016   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Paul, :)

You might see if the tutorial below may be able to help in restoring any missing default shortcuts in your Start Menu all programs area.

Start Menu All Programs in Windows 7 - Restore Default Shortcuts
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