Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Windows 7 missing programs after installing W10 and going back to W7.

23 Dec 2016   #1
raki01

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Windows 7 missing programs after installing W10 and going back to W7.

A few months ago I downloaded Windows 10. I immediately did not like Windows 10 so the next day I used the MS provided method to change back to Windows 7.

Since then I have noticed some problems.
1. There have been no updates sent from MS, nor can I find any by searching within W7 since downloading W10 and then quickly returning to W7.
2. At least the defrag program is missing, perhaps some others that I so far have not noticed.

I would appreciate some suggestions.

Ray King


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
23 Dec 2016   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Ray, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Just to clarify, is it only the Disk Defragmenter shortcut missing from the Start Menu, or you can't find its "C:\Windows\System32\dfrgui.exe" file?

Disk Defragmenter - Open and Use
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Windows 7 missing programs after installing W10 and going back to W7.




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
BSOD after installing windows 7 back
Hello, my laptop has started to BSOD. I think it happens randomly, but it seems like it might sometimes happen when moving the laptop (for example gently picking it up from the table). I'm not really sure about this though. Some time ago I decided to re-install windows 8.1 on this laptop....
BSOD Help and Support
My Windows Installer Service is missing. How do I get it back?
My Windows Installer Service is missing. How do I get it back? I'm unable to install any programs or open my Outlook due to the missing install service. Can anyone help me on fixing this issue?:confused:
General Discussion
programs missing from programs and features, recovery failed 0xc000002
I recently opened up my uninstall list and a lot of my programs are missing i tried restoring my computer to before i downloaded quick time (which i think is what the issue was) but the restore came up with an error 0xc0000022 saying it failed to restore, i tried an sfc scan and it came up with...
General Discussion
Programs Missing From Control Panel Programs List
So yesterday I noticed that programs are missing from my control panels program list. Right now there is only 19 items and I use to have probably over 60. Notable missing are all my AVS4You and Topaz Labs software. Also anything with the name Windows is not listed. I can't think of anything I...
System Security
Missing programs - NOT in Windows.old folder
Before installing Windows 7 on my (hitherto Vista) VAIO I effected a full backup on an external hard drive. I then installed Windows 7 and noticed all my program files were missing. When I went into the Windows.old folder I was able to see a good deal of them, seemingly most of those that I had...
Installation & Setup


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:46.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App