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Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. There may be a setting that could be hiding your desktop icons, possibly even a virus. {{offlineMessage}} Try Microsoft Edge, a fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 Get started Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets Xbox Virtual reality Accessories Windows phone I have ran a program called unhide.exe it fixed a few things but not even close to all of them. my review here

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 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. above that there is nothing there. start menu/all programs is blank Started by Alduin's Khajiit , Sep 17 2014 03:57 PM Please log in to reply 6 replies to this topic #1 Alduin's Khajiit Alduin's Khajiit Banned

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I feel I'm getting to the pinpoint of the issue here. 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 No, create an account now. All Rights Reserved.

Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. its really bugging me i dont know what the problem is. Click here to Register a free account now! Restore Start Menu Windows 7 It sounds Ike you've got issues all over the place...

Plus, I really would like to know what could cause something like this. Who knows what other services and processes may have been affected. There's no such thing as a "partial format". https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/548771/start-menuall-programs-is-blank/ No, create an account now.

There is also a program called Unhide.exe. C Programdata Microsoft Windows Start Menu 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 I did go through the event log but did not see any errors in the last few days that were new or different. Recently I noticed that the shortcuts inside most of the program folders in the start menu have disappeared.

All Programs Missing From Start Menu Windows 7

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 http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-start-menu-all-programs-showing-empty-desktop-icons-gone-help-please-598675.html Was trying to update adobe X just beforew I noticed... Start Menu Items Missing Windows 10 even with a new user that I created... All Apps Missing Windows 10 I went through my registry to see if my system restore was active.

Register now! http://2theprinter.com/start-menu/start-menu-all-programs-empty.php Using the site is easy and fun. Today for no reason, I turned on my computer and clicked the start -> All Programs and nothing is appearing. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center TechRepublic Search GO Cloud CXO Software Startups Innovation More Data Centers Hardware Microsoft Google Apple All Programs Disappeared Windows 7

All is well in Paradise. Understanding Subnetting New Windows 10 PC - Becoming very... From there you should be able to find the "start Menu" under one of the users and copy it to your user as well as "All users".Take a good look at get redirected here I can see the start menu programs on the "C:\" and "D:\" drive and tried to copy them into another folder under my login user and still nothing...

I did what you said. Windows 10 Apps Not Appearing In Start Menu I recommend a repair install. Everything is working fine and all software is installing on the "D:\" drive in the right respective places...

We can search and find things that may or may not help and if they don't then we move on to trying to find other solutions.

The only restore point i had was for the repair install lol. 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 Have you tried a system restore back to date to just before the problem began (if you know when you last saw everything listed)? Microsoft Office Disappeared Windows 10 more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed

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. more hot questions about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science Other Stack I switched it to classic mode and it said the folder "Programs" is empty. http://2theprinter.com/start-menu/start-menu-programs-missing.php All that was left was the recycle bin and the My Computer Icon and internet explorer.

Please advise. Donate WindowsBBS Forums > Operating Systems > Windows 7 > Style Default Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. Are all your files visible? Now this is where I think the problem lies...

I recommend a repair install. I think he means either do 1, OR do 2, you don't have to do them both. There must be <70 folders in the top level. 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

What was the last software you installed? By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. 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. files.

etc Back to top #5 Alduin's Khajiit Alduin's Khajiit Topic Starter Banned 167 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:38 AM Posted 17 September 2014 - 04:48 PM Maybe this will help you Please try the request again. Desktop Icons gone help please. My system restore also wont work.

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. I dont know if i have any restore points when i try and start up my System restore it tells me that "system restore can not help you" or some **** Bleeping Computer Forum Rules and Posting Guidelines link Back to top #7 Agouti Agouti Members 1,548 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:38 AM Posted 17 September 2014 - 05:43 PM does not I did reboot into safe mode and the same issue.

so I think the registry was not restored properly with something to do with "Windows Explore" and perhaps that's my problem. Generated Mon, 30 Jan 2017 23:27:46 GMT by s_wx1221 (squid/3.5.23) Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View Similar Topics Empty program folders under Start Menu - Win7 x64 Mar 26, 2012 Start Menu most used programs list not showing Oct 2, 2005 Can't access "My Documents" and programs