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Windows 7: Snipping Tool screen utility has disapeared

16 Jul 2017   #1

Windows 7 64-bit SP1
Snipping Tool screen utility has disapeared

The Snipping Tool utility has vanished. I pinned it to the Start Menu. For some unknown reason it has disappeared and it is enabled (Tablet Features is turned)

What could have caused a utility included in Windows to vanish? What should I do to get it back?

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16 Jul 2017   #2

Windows 7 64-bit SP1

The Snipping Tool utility is back. I went to a notebook where it was working and found snippingtool.exe stored in C:/Windows/Sytem32. I then went to the notebook where it was missing and found the file was there. I then made a shortcut and put the shortcut on the Desktop from there I moved the shortcut to Accessories on the Start Menu. I wonder how the short cut was deleted.
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19 Jul 2017   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

To check the rest of Windows 7 system files I would run sfc /scannow.

Here is a tutorial by Brink that will guide you.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker - Windows 7 Help Forums

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