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Windows 7: MS Paint missing - need to find it

10 Jul 2017   #11
Tharwatime

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Thanks, i'm aware of the aspects of the shortcut. Once I put the shortcut back it worked. I was searching for Paint*.* as in
c:\>dir paint*.* /s
I also searched from the start button. It does not assist that the program is called Paint and the EXE file is mspaint.exe. I was also looking for a Paint folder, and for some reason did not envisage mspaint.exe. No matter, that part is sorted.

I now have the Paint icon on the taskbar and on the desktop. The only step missing is to have Paint in the Accessories folder. Can someone advise how this is done?

It would assist if the default font size was bigger and blacker. Had that been so, or if screens could be zoomed, then I would have seen the \ in the command line on the right side of the screen shot.


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11 Jul 2017   #12
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tharwatime View Post
I was also looking for a Paint folder, and for some reason did not envisage mspaint.exe.
You were told to search for mspaint.exe in post #7.
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11 Jul 2017   #13
Tharwatime

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

My post 11 advice that I was searching for paint*.* refers to prior to post seven. Paint is back on the accessories list. But it's odd - why should Paint just vanish from three places: taskbar, accessories and desktop?
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