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Share this post Link to post Share on other sites tetari    New Member Topic Starter Members 6 posts ID: 3   Posted September 1, 2011 Hellonothing happen , after i What I've done for all OS's is go to the properties of whatever you can't see and uncheck the hidden button. 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 THe search feature still works and programs can still be accessed that way. http://avissoft.net/windows-7/all-programs-crashing-please-help.php

Is there a way to by pass that? 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. Sep 19, 2007 System check...gone but start menu empty and icons gray Feb 2, 2012 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. Each number goes to a specific folder . https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-files/start-all-programs-displays-empty-program-folders/1a2e09a2-5664-e011-8dfc-68b599b31bf5

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I really dont wanna reformat my computer if i can avoid it. Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. I can click "continue" and open the folder and the shortcuts are there. (A related problem maybe that some of the shortcuts have lost their icons??) I don't know much permissions

Oct 16, 2007 Start menu "Games" reads empty? I was downloading a software but most probably got a virus with also. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. Microsoft Office Disappeared Windows 10 All rights reserved.

all your desktop items will be hidden in %temp%\smtmp folder to get ti back follow the steps below open run and type "control folders" view tab > show hidden files and share|improve this answer edited Aug 20 '09 at 15:50 answered Aug 19 '09 at 19:36 Tim Long 61821019 1 These aren't steps. All Rights Reserved. May 26, 2006 #1 Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446 You may have already tried these,but anyway - Start>Run>Regedit>ok Now navigate to the following keys:- HKEY CURRENT USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders Set Start

What do I do? Microsoft Office Disappeared Windows 7 It actually didn't work to well it got a few desktop items back. 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 Here's a great guide on repair installs, since I can be lazy and spam other topics in the mean time (haha, jk).

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I did go through the event log but did not see any errors in the last few days that were new or different. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/start-menu-all-program-not-showing-empty.50959/ second there is a thread here that has the cure. Windows 10 Start Menu Not Showing All Programs I have noticed that if i install something new into my C: Drive it will show up in my all programs list and show the actual program. All Apps Missing Windows 10 I have a backup of my registry from a few months ago.

The internet tray icon shows that I am not connected to any networks even though I am. http://avissoft.net/windows-7/a-lot-of-windows-services-not-responding-after-auto-update-windows-7.php I feel I'm getting to the pinpoint of the issue here. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now It did fix my system restore and a few other programs but my programs in my start menu are showing "empty" still A few less then before though. Programs Disappeared Windows 7

Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2) Okay, I did the repair install. Let me just say that I haven't had a virus, but I DO use CCleaner and Advanced System Care. ... Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. http://avissoft.net/windows-7/backing-up-programs.php I went through my registry to see if my system restore was active.

Any help is appreciated! Restore Start Menu Windows 7 Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Can you take a screen shot of the entire start menu ?

I have searched and searched and yet no solution to my problem.

I have ran a program called unhide.exe it fixed a few things but not even close to all of them. Emily01 Windows 7 , Windows Vista Support 5 02-09-2011 05:09 AM No Desktop Icons, Cannot Create Shortcuts An IT support specialist came to our office a few months ago and fixed On the bright side my PC is running faster with the repair install. C Programdata Microsoft Windows Start Menu Here's a great guide on repair installs, since I can be lazy and spam other topics in the mean time (haha, jk).

If you open that file you should see Desktop folder in it, if so, if you open it you should see your desktop icons. All that was left was the recycle bin and the My Computer Icon and internet explorer. I found a fix for this, which was to restart the Network List Service but the problem keeps coming back after each restart. check my blog Customization most of my start menu program folders are emptyHi there.

My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit (Service Pack 1) Antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials Browser Chrome Vladimir8185 View Public Profile Find More Posts by Vladimir8185 The shortcuts are still funtion in the following folder: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\My PC did crash a couple days before I noticed this problem but I'm not sure if the two issues were I've ran Maleware bytes numerous times and IF i had a virus that caused this it's more then likely gone. Plus, I really would like to know what could cause something like this.

My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom Built OS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit CPU Intel Core i7 CPU 950 @ 3.07GHz Motherboard ASUS P6T DELUXE V2 You may also... Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. http://pcsupport.about.com/od/operat...txprepair1.htm 09-06-2011, 08:31 PM #9 dreamvgt Registered Member Join Date: Sep 2011 Posts: 44 OS: Windows XP SP 2 Quote: Originally Posted by mjones1 It sounds Ike you've

Browse other questions tagged windows-7 start-menu or ask your own question. Did you select "Install for all Users" or maybe "Just Me"? General Discussion Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is its really bugging me i dont know what the problem is.

How have you accessed them for the last 6 months? There is also a program called Unhide.exe. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Items can still be added to the menu if I choose to do so. How to debone a man faster than Gordon Ramsay The treasure hunt of Mr.