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Windows 7: Start Menu Programs Disappeared

09 Feb 2010   #21
bartq

windows 7
 
 
hi

i had same problem during cleaning rubish on my pc i deleted something (lol)
i found solution and it helped me not exactly as he say but i created folder inside and moved everything inside and them move back. so now its as its should be :)
here is a link for solution A story of Windows 7 and an empty All Programs (and how I fixed it) - Greg's Cool [Insert Clever Name] of the Day


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07 Mar 2010   #22
JPMTJR

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

I have the same issue. I was told that the reason for this is because I upgraded from Vista rather than doing a Clean Install. I was told to format and reinstall Windows 7.

I think that Microsoft should fix this issue with an update rather than me having to format.
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08 Mar 2010   #23
bartq

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JPMTJR View Post
I have the same issue. I was told that the reason for this is because I upgraded from Vista rather than doing a Clean Install. I was told to format and reinstall Windows 7.

I think that Microsoft should fix this issue with an update rather than me having to format.
u dont need format follow solution
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12 Sep 2010   #24
stereo

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I tried to rename some shortcuts from Start Menu, but when i use only Caps Lock, it doesen't work. Why ?
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09 Feb 2015   #25
Steven Avery

Windows 7 Professional (x64) Service Pack 1 (build 7601)
 
 

And I just had the problem. Windows 7. I have many folders in the Start Menu, using Classic Shell (to create one vertical column). I looked closely at a folder that lost its shortcut.

Moved away the desktop.ini file with TotalCommander. (which had a System or Hidden attribute).

The shortcuts reappeared. Dunno why.
Suggest anyone check this as well.

Steven Avery
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