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Unfortunately, once I got to the step to double-click on the programs folder, the folder was empty. I gave up and today I was goofin' around and I thought I'd open up my Programs folder under "Users" Folder to see if I can fix this. You should see something what is pictured below, though the actual contents will be different, you should see a "bunch" of folders e) Create a new subfolder called "Stuff" (no quotes, Thanks for the fix but word to Microsoft: Why don't you have a fix for this HUGE problem!! http://2theprinter.com/start-menu/start-all-programs-list-empty.php

Sun Jul 12, 10:00:00 AM PDT gigodemon said... the "Open All Users" menu choice when you right click on "All Programs") Now you can also begin to move stuff back up from Stuff into the Programs folder as I followed the steps and... Sat Jun 13, 12:42:00 PM PDT Zeb Olsen said... Check This Out

Windows 10 Start Menu Not Showing All Programs

after deleting, presto, the start menu behaves as indicated on the box.could you consider asking this question and answering it on www.serverfault.com or on www.superuser.com when it opens? You are my hero! :D thanks. thanks! 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.

And that is from an old dude just trying to teach myself how to use this crazy machine. 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 Worked for me. Restore Start Menu Windows 7 a) Left click on the Windows orb to open the Start Menu b) Right click on the All Programs.

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. All Programs Missing From Start Menu Windows 7 Wed Dec 15, 09:39:00 PM PST Anonymous said... I know this isn't a total solution,but I hope this helps someone. 7 - http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/135246-start-menu-all-programs-windows-7-restore-default-shortcuts.htmlVista - http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/159034-start-menu-restore-missing-default-shortcuts.html Mon Nov 14, 07:56:00 AM PST aringan said... Tue Feb 16, 08:19:00 AM PST Anonymous said...

I learned of the Old.Windows files and I was able to retrieve it!! C Programdata Microsoft Windows Start Menu I should add that I did not need to restart explorer. Wed Nov 25, 04:19:00 AM PST Anonymous said... fiLmNut Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help 4 01-21-2011 06:33 AM How to disable your security applications Note: Those which do not have the instructions for re-enabling are usually re-enabled by a reboot.

All Programs Missing From Start Menu Windows 7

Use Windows Explorer (Windows-E) to browse the All Programs folder (typically C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs) and reorganise some of the folders into a subfolder. https://footyntech.wordpress.com/2011/08/22/empty-all-programs-start-menu-windows-7/ I'm here in desperation i'm pretty well with computers to an extent. Windows 10 Start Menu Not Showing All Programs 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. All Apps Missing Windows 10 Edited by Alduin's Khajiit, 17 September 2014 - 03:58 PM.

http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/unhide.exe This will help getting Desktop icons back. useful reference Select "Open All users"4. Sat May 16, 11:50:00 AM PDT Greg said... @battlezone,Cool! I dont want to reformat my computer because it is a pain. Programs Disappeared Windows 7

how do I fix? Rokafela said... Thu Jun 04, 04:41:00 PM PDT Tim Eason said... http://2theprinter.com/start-menu/start-menu-all-programs-empty.php then i checked the 'hidden' check box to make the folder (and all subfolders) hidden.

Hi,I know usually we don't search easy way but as for me the simple and easy way is setup alternative to start menu Vista Start Menu it works under Windows Seven Windows 10 Apps Not Appearing In Start Menu You're the only one out there that knew how to correct this problem. Thank you very much !!

Wed Nov 11, 04:01:00 PM PST David said...

OTOH I must disagree with those who say that Vista is an "awesome OS" after a few early glitches. Task Manager opens OK? Here's a great guide on repair installs, since I can be lazy and spam other topics in the mean time (haha, jk). Microsoft Office Disappeared Windows 10 May 26, 2006 #3 Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446 How about the reg fix ?

I can get in via Computer>users>me>my documents BUT why has this happened ? Try scanning with McAfee or a free, but trusted, virus scanner. 09-05-2011, 01:07 PM #4 mjones1 MBA, MCITP, MCSA, Sec+ Join Date: May 2008 Location: Seattle, Wed Aug 12, 05:58:00 AM PDT Anonymous said... http://2theprinter.com/start-menu/start-program-all-programs-list-empty.php It was completely Empty!

Using the site is easy and fun. 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 Are dual nationals (non-US citizens) also affected by President Trump's ban on Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen? That's actually a big difference.Too many shortcuts...

gduncan411[at]hotmail[dot]com Twitter Facebook FriendFeed LinkedIn GoodReads What Do I Do (aka "About Me") "About Me" from Coding4Fun Blog Comment Policy Blog Comment Moderation Other stuff I'm doing... The internet tray icon shows that I am not connected to any networks even though I am. I did what you said. Thanks,Was really annoying.

Thanks for the tip. Sun May 10, 07:10:00 PM PDT Anonymous said... 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. or is it just kinda a way of putting things in default settings.?

Are all your files visible? I guess not.Further troubleshooting commencing.