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Fixing Start Menu All Programs

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#1 ShadowsofFate


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Posted 30 January 2012 - 12:10 PM

After using Unhide.exe to restore your files and folders that have been hidden from a virus infection you may notice that your start menu will have folders but is lacking everything else

here is how to Fix it, should also work for Vista users aswell.

• Go to C:\ Drive
• Users
• <UserName>
• AppData
• Local
• Tmp
• Locate folder called smtmp and open
• Then open folder called 1
• Copy everything in folder
• Go back to AppData
• Roaming
• Microsoft
• Windows
• Startmenu
• Then paste the copied data
• Start menu is now restored :D

Edited by hamluis, 30 January 2012 - 04:18 PM.
Moved from Win 7 to Tips & Tricks.

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#2 akoch


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Posted 30 January 2012 - 03:30 PM

I'm sure I'll have a chance to test that shortly. Thanks because I ran into that recently and ended up just re-imaging, lol.


#3 ShadowsofFate

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Posted 07 February 2012 - 08:48 AM

no problem, i have seen a lot of people with this issue and most responses they have got have been re-install/re-image their machines, and if they use malwarebytes to remove the infection first then follow the above, it will save them hours of data back up and reinstalling software

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