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whenever i try and click a program on my start menuand/or quick launch they don't load. I confirmed that by turning System Restore off and back on to clear the cache. Permalink (#38) Report Jaco - Jun 10, 2010 1:39am BST THANKS!!! Register now! Source

David Helpful +9 Report Myttin.da Feb 17, 2010 03:02PM Thanks for all your thoughts on this 'Wallpaper only' problem. It's not a nice fix - but it seems to work. Thank you so very much!! thanks if you can.What happens if you create a new shortcut to a program?

Now when you start your computer you'll see your wallpaper come up, then my program will start and relaunch your windows desktop. Same with hers. In Open: box, typed Explorer.exe, and clicked OK. I knew I was missing something...

Inthe window that appears, click on Programs in the left column. All I did was press ok, then apply, then everything was back on start menu and worked. When I try to launch certain programs I get an error message that says "App Name" cannot be found, please be sure you have spelled the name correctly, etc. Similar Threads - Desktop Start Menu Forum Date Desktop starts as normal, but beeps 5 times Computer Help Feb 18, 2015 Embarassing; a Start Menu folder on the desktop that WONT

right click on start, then click customize, click advanced, then check all item you want in your start up menu. is there anyway of fixing this without taking my computer apart? Using the site is easy and fun. find more info How about safe mode?

Computer Help Oct 9, 2002 Im running in 32bit color but my desktop along with my start menu looks like 16 bit or less Computer Help Nov 5, 2001 Your name All OK now but it does cause a panic doesn't it? that should fix it Add comment - Permalink (#30) Report GJ - Jun 26, 2010 7:12am BST Thank you man!!!!! However, if I browse to the .exe file (iexplore.exe, winword.exe, etc) then the application will run.

Instead of clicking the .EXE file directly to launch aprogram, one can click on a shortcut file stored in the start menu. -- Sharon FMS-MVP ~ Windows Shell/User AnonymousJul 13, 2005, or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Its doesn't "fix" the problem, but it does make your desktop come up. Any ideas what is going on?

say i click 'windows mediaplayer'. this contact form As I said, it probably won't do anything but it can't hurt. the> only application that will open the normal way is internet explorer.> > i really need help. GO TO : MY COMPUTER - DOCUMENTS & SETTINGS - ALL USERS COPY THE PROGRAM FOLDER "START MENU" TO YOUR PERSONAL FOLDER..

And everything that should have been there was selected. NOW I WORK WITH XP BUT, I'M SURE IT WOULD BE THE SAME FOR VISTA!!! theonly application that will open the normal way is internet explorer.i really need help. Computer Hope Forum Main pageFree helpTipsDictionaryForumLinksContact Welcome, Guest.

Helpful +0 Report lathika Apr 7, 2010 01:34AM hi this is lathika hpe this method will resolve ur prblem step 1 press ctrl+alt+del to run the task manager step 2 then I had the screen and a cursor. explorer.exe the icons and task bar should appear.

type explorer.exe.

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? For example: When I select Internet Explorer from the Start Menu, IE will launch, open briefly, then close. Then in the notepad window click file>save as and call it jumpstart.bat save it somewhere like My Documents or wherever you want. How can I restore items accidentally deleted from Start Menu in Win7.

They didn't make any difference. It hit me when I created a restore point to see if I could stop my PC from running quite fast when nothing was being used. Related : Windows xp shortcut icons not working Desktop icons & start menu tools wont work!!! [Solved] (Solved) Windows XP Desktop Screen Split (Solved) Windows XP Automatic updates not working (Solved) Check This Out How do I fix this?

To use it do the following: go to start click Run type notepad then copy the following: ---------copy below this line----------------- @echo off color 0B echo JumpStart! If so, What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)? Start menu, how do i select individual items to start please Shortcuts and start menu items wontopen??