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restore application links to "programs" menu and desktop


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#1 sifusylvain

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Posted 25 November 2011 - 11:10 AM

Many months ago I was attacked by a virus that renamed and moved my desktop.ini files and many other nasty things. When I got ride of the malware I was left with many "[empty]" menu listings and many were gone entirely from the Start>All Programs menu.
I remember finding a very well written posting on this site for recovering the moved files and placing them into the correct location to restore all my menu application links.
Now I can't seem to find it.
Can you direct me to that post???

Thanks so much!

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 25 November 2011 - 12:29 PM

The Start/All Programs list...is nothing but a bunch of shortcuts.

If you have a working program and want it to appear on that list...you can simply drag or otherwise place a shortcut to the program/.exe...on the desktop within that grouping.

Have you looked at These Links?

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