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I recommend a repair install. When I expand them, they say "(empty)".This only happened to the shortcuts in the following folder: C:\Users\irina\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic440607.htm the previous versions tab is for windows vista and windows 7 Back to top #6 acid9burn acid9burn Members 10 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:21 AM Posted 04 June 2012 - Request blocked.

I've Ran a program called spybot search and destroy yesterday it found a few spywares and removed them from my PC but did not resolve the issue. 09-09-2011, 04:41 PM attrib C:\*.* /d /s -h -r -s press Enter key. amateur Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help 0 06-14-2010 02:12 PM Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts Well, I found the SMTMP folder with 1 and 4 seemingly intact, but am not sure where to put the contents.

Windows 10 Start Menu Not Showing All Programs

The time now is 11:21 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Folders Inside the Start Menu -> All Programs say "(empty)" This post has been flagged and will be reviewed It was not.I have back-ups of my PC (windows backup) but I'm not sure if there is a way to restore just the start menu. What do I do?

If so Copy the Desktop, Favorites, My Documents, and Start Menu and paste them into your profile that you are currently logged into, overwriting the empty folders. Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2) Okay, I did the repair install. I run on a Windows XP SP 2. (Also i usually use a monitor for my computer i just hooked up the T.V just for the movie. Microsoft Office Disappeared Windows 10 This is a discussion on [SOLVED] Start Menu All programs Showing Empty.

Recently I noticed that the shortcuts inside most of the program folders in the start menu have disappeared. Windows 7 All Programs Missing All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. Desktop Icons gone help please. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2603415 There may be a setting that could be hiding your desktop icons, possibly even a virus.

On the bright side my PC is running faster with the repair install. Microsoft Office Disappeared Windows 7 I run on a Windows XP SP 2. (Also i usually use a monitor for my computer i just hooked up the T.V just for the movie. Try scanning with McAfee or a free, but trusted, virus scanner. Anyways after the movie was finished almost 90% of my desktop items were gone.

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Are you referring to a repair install? 09-06-2011, 03:21 AM #5 WindowsHelp Registered Member Join Date: Aug 2011 Location: Essex, UK Posts: 43 OS: Windows 7 Ultimate I have ran a program called unhide.exe it fixed a few things but not even close to all of them. Windows 10 Start Menu Not Showing All Programs Are you referring to a repair install? All Apps Missing Windows 10 I feel I'm getting to the pinpoint of the issue here.

I have also gone into All Programs/Open All Users and gone into the folders specifically showing empty, changed administrator privileges under the security tab...then the shortcuts show but they don't actually What I've done for all OS's is go to the properties of whatever you can't see and uncheck the hidden button. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. All you did just now was link to a data recovery topic on another forum, having absolutely nothing to do with the issue at hand. Programs Disappeared Windows 7

Have you tried restoring? :) 09-07-2011, 08:20 AM #13 dreamvgt Registered Member Join Date: Sep 2011 Posts: 44 OS: Windows XP SP 2 Quote: Originally Posted by mjones1 The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. The OP didn't accidentally format his hard drive, or delete a partition. Norton Anti-virus "helpful" feature?Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

All that was left was the recycle bin and the My Computer Icon and internet explorer. Restore Start Menu Windows 7 Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

I found a fix for this, which was to restart the Network List Service but the problem keeps coming back after each restart.

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  2. then replied using my computer later. 09-09-2011, 08:41 AM #19 dreamvgt Registered Member Join Date: Sep 2011 Posts: 44 OS: Windows XP SP 2 Quote: Originally Posted by
  3. or is it just kinda a way of putting things in default settings.?
  4. She had a virus.
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Page 1 of 2 1 2 > « pc only boots in safe mode | Uninstallation of SQL Server 2005 » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread I have also tried to consolidate all the start menu folders into a few categories to reduce the number of folders in the start menu because I read that this may The only restore point i had was for the repair install lol. Microsoft Office Disappeared Off My Computer Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2) will this remove all my files like a format would?

The internet tray icon shows that I am not connected to any networks even though I am. Also shutting down seems to take longer and so does starting up. Plus, I really would like to know what could cause something like this. Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

To stay an topic: again, any restore points? 09-06-2011, 06:17 PM #7 dreamvgt Registered Member Join Date: Sep 2011 Posts: 44 OS: Windows XP SP 2 Quote: Originally I'm pretty much clueless when it comes to registry problems. Also my "all programs" section in my "start Menu" were showing "empty" when i hovered the mouse over the programs. Not sure if that was the issue either), (Also hope i'm in the right thread for this) Do you have any system restore points? 09-05-2011, 12:33 PM #3 WindowsHelp

Please try the request again. I also tried to 'restore default settings' to the start menu. Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. jasonhiner // November 30, 2016 7:02am PST 2 Internet Explorer 10 64 bit standalone download [email protected] // January 26, 2017 6:57am PST 29 Windows 8 won't run application annem21 // 2

or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Anyways thats it in a nutshell. But still the majority of the original issues. 09-07-2011, 12:42 AM #12 mjones1 MBA, MCITP, MCSA, Sec+ Join Date: May 2008 Location: Seattle, WA Posts: 293 OS: Please research these things before you tell me it doesn't exist.

Network mannycarzo // November 7, 2016 11:38am PST 12 How to recover deleted files? Back to top #10 narenxp narenxp BC Advisor 16,371 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:India Local time:01:21 AM Posted 18 July 2012 - 08:40 PM Did you follow the procedure here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic405109.html I did go through the event log but did not see any errors in the last few days that were new or different. Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows Vista-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Folders Inside the Start Menu -> All Programs say "(empty)" by

I'm thinking i have a registry issue. Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads I was using windows explorer and the photo gallery when the system crashed. Desktop Icons gone help please.