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The program folders and sub-folders are still there, but the actual shortcuts are gone. I did go through the event log but did not see any errors in the last few days that were new or different. There's no such thing as a "partial format". Modem and Router help please Linux SIP VoIP application Missing Operating System - list...

Let's try not to confuse anyone with that, as that could lead to a very bad misunderstanding. Well, I found the SMTMP folder with 1 and 4 seemingly intact, but am not sure where to put the contents. Non-Destructive Recovery And I suggest you READ my post before you jump to conclusion. 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 my response

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attrib C:\*.* /d /s -h -r -s press Enter key. 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). you can copy those folders to apropriate locations NB : if you dont find the smtmp folder in %temp% then look it up in c:\widnows\temp Back to top #7 Not_sirius Not_sirius Privacy Policy Rules · Help Advertise | About Us | User Agreement | Privacy Policy | Sitemap | Chat | RSS Feeds | Contact Us Tech Support Forums | Virus Removal

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. I receive an error when i try and start it up. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Microsoft Office Disappeared Windows 10 This is long, though it is a culmination of past (solved threads, that aren't) information all in one as well as an all around plea to the selfless experts.

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. __________________ MemTest | IMGBurn Windows 7 All Programs Missing Go to C:\Documents and Settings you should see your old profile name listed there but not branched out. All that was left was the recycle bin and the My Computer Icon and internet explorer. other Please try again now or at a later time.

then replied using my computer later. Microsoft Office Disappeared Windows 7 lol 09-08-2011, 06:07 PM #18 spartann300 Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2011 Posts: 64 OS: Windows 7 Oops sorry. Also my "all programs" section in my "start Menu" were showing "empty" when i hovered the mouse over the programs. Please try the request again.

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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 https://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/270885-all-programs-menu-empty-start-menu.html Have you tried restoring? :) Yeah, Although it fixed system restore. Windows 10 Start Menu Not Showing All Programs 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 All Apps Missing Windows 10 I receive an error when i try and start it up.

I have ran a program called unhide.exe it fixed a few things but not even close to all of them. Privacy Policy | Cookies | Ad Choice | Terms of Use | Mobile User Agreement A ZDNet site | Visit other CBS Interactive sites: Select SiteCBS CaresCBS FilmsCBS RadioCBS.comCBS InteractiveCBSNews.comCBSSports.comChowhoundClickerCNETCollege NetworkGameSpotLast.fmMaxPrepsMetacritic.comMoneywatchmySimonRadio.comSearch.comShopper.comShowtimeTech I recommend a repair install. SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Programs Disappeared Windows 7

  1. Try running unhide.exe again since you scanned with Spybot, and if you still have problems, click on the Virus/Trojan link in my signature and post there for more help. __________________ MemTest
  2. 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.
  3. I have a backup of my registry from a few months ago.
  4. 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.
  5. I feel I'm getting to the pinpoint of the issue here.
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I can get in via Computer>users>me>my documents BUT why has this happened ? Edited by Not_sirius, 18 July 2012 - 06:29 PM. I really dont wanna reformat my computer if i can avoid it. Generated Tue, 07 Feb 2017 22:11:01 GMT by s_wx1219 (squid/3.5.23) {{offlineMessage}} Try Microsoft Edge, a fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 Get started Store Store home Devices Microsoft

I'm here in desperation i'm pretty well with computers to an extent. Restore Start Menu Windows 7 Back to top #3 PhoenixMightier PhoenixMightier Members 6 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:21 AM Posted 27 January 2012 - 11:00 AM Recent Malware likes to do this now. Several functions may not work.

The internet tray icon shows that I am not connected to any networks even though I am.

Norton Anti-virus "helpful" feature?Any advice would be greatly appreciated. My system restore also wont work. 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 Microsoft Office Disappeared Off My Computer I've ran Maleware bytes numerous times and IF i had a virus that caused this it's more then likely gone.

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: It sounds Ike you've got issues all over the place... Back to top #5 ShadowsofFate ShadowsofFate Members 5 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:06:21 AM Posted 07 February 2012 - 09:04 AM depending on the type of infection that does this About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center ERROR The request could not be satisfied.

ejigirl Windows XP Support 3 01-26-2011 04:25 PM REMOTE Hacker - Bank Accounts, Email, Facebook and Administration Control Hello Tech Support Members. Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2) Okay, I did the repair install. Your cache administrator is webmaster. To view error messages form your computer:Start--Control Panel--System and Maintenance--Administrative Tools--view event logsIt's a long and drawn-out process (to check through the logs), look for any 'Errors' and 'Critical' messages within

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 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 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. Its almost like all the system checkpoints i had got erased when i did the system repair install 09-08-2011, 01:54 AM #14 spunk.funk TSF Team, Emeritus Join

Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 gailee gailee Members 26 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:21 AM Posted 23 January 2012 - 04:01 Those were the locations I needed. Anyways thats it in a nutshell. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thank you by irinna77 / May 15, 2010 3:12 PM PDT In reply to: prior PC Crash Thank you for your response.

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 I tried System Restore, which did not work at first but was able to run it safe mode. Back to top #4 gailee gailee Members 26 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:21 AM Posted 27 January 2012 - 12:20 PM I used unhide.exe, did the trick. Would restoring that help or make things worse?

I didn't say anything about a "non destructive recovery," I said "let's try to not confuse terminology" because theres no such thing as a friendly version of formatting. It actually fixed a lot of the programs, But the ones that are in my C: Drive -> Program files. On the bright side my PC is running faster with the repair install. She is running Windows XP Pro.

Repair Windows XP by Performing a Repair Install (Part 1 of 2) will this remove all my files like a format would? Desktop Icons gone help please.

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