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Windows 7: Win7 Pro Quicklaunch icons misbehaving

11 Mar 2018   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
Win7 Pro Quicklaunch icons misbehaving


New install of Win7 Pro onto brand new pc with SSD's.

Problem is just on one User (X).

Quicklaunch (QL) is there and I can add icons.

Problem is with rearranging the QL icons.

The QL icons will move, but instead of me being able to move an icon
say one icon to the left, when I left-click and hold, and move the icon
just one icon to the left, when I let go, the icon jumps two more icons
to the left, so that now the icon is three positions to the left.


Again this only happens in User-X.

When I log off and log in with User-Y, no problem; QL behaves perfectly.

Anyone got a clue to a suggestion?


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11 Mar 2018   #2

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

Hi John,

sounds like the user profile for user X is corrupt.

create a new user and delete the old one

My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Mar 2018   #3

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

Hi Roy,


I'm not a techie, but I am useful.

I know how to create a new profile.

But is there a way to copy all the customizations and settings
of the old & corrupt profile into the new one?

Things like what are on the desktop, etc.?

My System SpecsSystem Spec


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