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Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT Web Shortcuts on Desktop Do Not Work desktop shortcuts/Outlook links, don't work, XP says can't.. 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 Then double click the REG >> file to import the changes into your Registry. >> > >> >-- >> >Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows XP/ Windows Smart Display >> >Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks this contact form

And says the file was successfully >added to registry. Can someone tell me how to activate the icons so they will work again? Hate to sound >> so >> >> ignorant, but is there something else I must do? Unsolicited e-mail is not answered. wrote in message news:[email protected] > Thanks....did that.

It will restore XP's default shortcut behavior. #2 Bubbaleone, Jul 6, 2012 theknight571 Platinum Member Joined: Mar 23, 2001 Messages: 2,885 Likes Received: 0 Bubbaleone said: ↑ Go to Doug http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306084 catmilk, Jun 28, 2011 #2 funkymunky111 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 28, 2011 Messages: 6 I've tried a system restore, but the thing is, when I click on the system If you're new to the TechRepublic Forums, please read our TechRepublic Forums FAQ. No, create an account now.

Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Home Forums Search Forums Recent Posts Your name or email address: Password: Forgot your password? and say word,or works in the programs list right click it in the menu "send to desktop create shortcut"Then go to the desktop and launch the program from the newly created The same is for firefox. Anywhoo, my problem is that when I click on one of my desktop shortcuts or even other shortcuts in folders (such as add/remove or even 'run') the program will not open,

What next? >> >> Thanks so much for ur help! >> >> >-----Original Message----- >> >You need to double click the ZIP file you downloaded and >> extract the REG file But this solved my issue. But, if I open the shortcut's properties and copy/paste the URL into a browser, the page comes up just fine. Back to top #7 Bastille Day Bastille Day Topic Starter Members 49 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:20 PM Posted 28 September 2014 - 09:34 AM Thanks for that information.

Thanks!!! All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. by Tufenuf / March 24, 2010 7:52 AM PDT In reply to: thank you! Internet Explorer loads only "Customize Addons" and won't navigate anywhere.

Or it may be that the shortcuts work in the morning, but later in the day, they stop working again! (Or vise-versa.)We're running XP Pro SP2 clients on an AD (Server I have the same problem - also with XP Pro. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. bassfisher6522 replied Nov 16, 2016 at 12:02 PM Recovery drive full Triple6 replied Nov 16, 2016 at 11:59 AM Word Association dotty999 replied Nov 16, 2016 at 11:53 AM Loading...

Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Microsoft weblink Ramesh [MVP] Guest Posts: n/a Re: Desktop Shortcut Icons not working Posted: 01-31-2004, 03:01 AM Thanks a lot for your help. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. But the more complicated applications I can barely open at all.

Logged Intel(R) Core (TM) i3-3220 CPU 3.30 GHz 8.0 Gb RAM Windows 8.1 with a dual boot to Windows XP Home with SP3, Comodo with Windows Firewall & Windows Defender Print You'll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, viruses, security, as well as networks and the Internet.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion SHORTCUTS NOT WORKING WINDOWS XP Click here it's easy and free. navigate here click on file, then left click merge, click ok to allow merge and click ok to close window.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thank you very much by marceloOrigoni / March 27, 2011 1:34 PM PDT In reply to: Re: SHORTCUTS NOT WORKING WINDOWS XP SP3 Your cache administrator is webmaster. Related : Windows XP - Desktop shortcuts not working Desktop icons & start menu tools wont work!!! [Solved] (Solved) Windows XP Desktop Screen Split (Solved) Windows XP Automatic updates not working

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.

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catmilk, Jun 28, 2011 #9 funkymunky111 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 28, 2011 Messages: 6 OH MY LORD. Any ideas what is going on? Register now! http://ict4m.org/windows-xp/windows-remote-desktop-not-working-xp.php Now even restarting doesn't help.Help. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - desktop shortcuts by lawrencegallagher9 · 8 years ago In reply to Desktop shortcuts don't w ...

You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly. It will restore XP's default shortcut behavior.Click to expand... We use AVG 7.5 as our virus scanner, but it hasn't found any viruses thus far on the machine in question.If it would kick out an error, then I could figure Logged http://boincstats.com/en/stats/134/team/detail/3073/chartshttp://boincstats.com/en/stats/-1/team/detail/181349403/charts SuperDave Malware Removal SpecialistGenius Thanked: 958 Certifications: List Experience: Expert OS: Windows 8 Re: Desktop shortcuts and start menu shortcuts not working « Reply #2 on: July 14, 2013,

But the shortcut icons are still dead. But the shortcut icons are still dead. by Snuffy09 · 8 years ago In reply to Desktop shortcuts don't w ... Okay, I CANNOT open up the command prompt without the 'OPEN WITH' window popping up.

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. But the shortcut icons are still dead. >> Cannot pull up Internet Explorer or Outlook Express when >> I click icons. Yes, all my files are fine, it's just something is re-routing the shortcuts to open as 'OPEN WITH...' funkymunky111, Jun 28, 2011 #6 catmilk Banned Joined: May 29, 2011 Messages: One option that may work is to do a System Restore to a date before the corruption occured.

What next? > > Thanks so much for ur help! > > >-----Original Message----- > >You need to double click the ZIP file you downloaded and > extract the REG file Can someone tell me how to >activate the icons so they will work again? >Thanks!!! >. > Guest Posts: n/a Re: Desktop Shortcut Icons not working Posted: 01-31-2004, 03:10 AM Hate to sound so >> ignorant, but is there something else I must do? Can someone tell me how to >> >> >activate the icons so they will work again? >> >> >Thanks!!! >> >> >. >> >> > >> >. >> > >. >

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