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Windows 7: Start Menu; Some Folders Appear Empty

18 Jun 2018   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Start Menu; Some Folders Appear Empty

Hi all,

My first post here, i have already searched the interwebz for a fix for this problem, but nothing has worked so far...

When i install programs, sometimes, not always, when i click on start, go to all programs and navigate to the new programs folder, and click on it, it says "empty". But if i check the map of the installed program every file is in it, also the shortcuts..

I have used Malwarebytes and Super Anti Spyware, and Bullguard antivirus, but nothing alarming showed up,

I have downloaded and run the Unhide.exe program, but that did not work...

I also have the SMTMP map missing...

When i manually copy and paste a shortcut from the programs map to the programs folder in the all programs folder, it works, but i would like to find a proper fix...

I hope someone can help me


My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Jun 2018   #2

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, Kali, VMWare Workstation Player, OpenVPN

Hi Hageneezz,
Welcome to SevenForums and sorry for our delay in response. A quick google resulted in:
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