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Generated Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:28:44 GMT by s_hp90 (squid/3.5.20) Instant-Registry-Fixes.org Fix Windows XP Start Menu Not Working Problem An Introduction to the Start Menu Most likely, one of first things However, before you proceed with the clean up, remember to backup the registry. Do the same with your spyware protection. Report eddog- Apr 2, 2010 01:39PM thank you.

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Helpful +45 Report $u$pect Apr 20, 2010 04:52PM Same used - http://www.dougknox.com Then click - 'Win XP Fixes' Then click - 'File Association Fixes' Then - 'EXE File Association Fix' And When you view your files on your hard drive, do they show in proper format? Report comone› matthew - Apr 27, 2010 04:00PM thks alot guys that doug,swork for vista too Report angel› matthew - Apr 29, 2010 01:30AM tnx for the help! 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

  1. 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
  2. Why why why?
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Helpful +4 Report sonybizpro Jan 13, 2010 07:23AM Couldn't Ask for more. But I seem to be fixed now. I opened the fix as a text and got into regedit and everything matched up. Xp Exe Fix Being a member gives you detailed monitoring of your requests.

I freaked out again and lost hope. Doug Knox Xp Fixes All fixed! These programs remain in the Start Menu until you add or remove them manually. So yes it will work cause when you boot into safe mode with command prompt that is the only thing on the screen it has no other options in safe mode

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... .exe Files Not Opening In Windows Xp Sp2 Report vamsi- Feb 23, 2010 02:07PM Hi thank u very much... funkymunky111, Jun 28, 2011 #10 Drabdr Brad Moderator Joined: Nov 26, 2007 Messages: 11,129 Here is a link I found on the similar issue: http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/cant-open-files-it-asks-what-program/193094.html I would try the EXE file Report mjew- Apr 10, 2010 02:15AM Awesome!!

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On Windows XP, the Start Menu is divided into three parts by two separator lines. your exe's and shortcuts should work although the shortcuts will have the unknow file icon. Exe Files Not Opening Windows Xp Report Pamalu- Apr 16, 2011 02:46PM Thank you soooo much. Windows Xp Won't Run Exe Files HAPPY NOW!

solved keys are working as shortcut keys solved An alternative to desktop shortcuts? (that acts like if it wasn't a shortcut?) solved accidently deleted a shortcut on my desktop in Windows http://ict4m.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-shortcuts-not-working-desktop.php Insert the Windows XP installation disk in the CD/DVD drive if prompted. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). MADE MY DAY.. Unable To Open Any Programs In Windows Xp

Report Nikko024- Feb 12, 2010 10:28AM I tried this solution, and it also worked for me! Your cache administrator is webmaster. I hope someone has had this issue before or knows how to fix it. http://ict4m.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-all-shortcuts-not-working.php If the programs you can't open are actually the program's exe file download the "EXE File Association Fix" at the link below.

But dont fall for the scam of purchasing XP 2010 Malware ifso call your credit card company and get them to freeze all payments because of SCAM! Exe Fixer Tool For Windows Xp Press F5 while booting which takes you to choose "Safe mode". I unchecked the box which says "Protect ...

The programs below the first separator line are dynamic and display shortcuts to programs that you use more frequently.

Report samrat- Mar 15, 2010 09:32PM hii i'm samrat I too hava the same prbm...plz help mee... I have XP as the OS. Report artemis- Apr 19, 2010 08:37PM Gah I don't know what to do yu guys. Exe (lnk And Regfile) Fix For Windows Xp its a Dell XPS windows xp professional edition.

wat should I do.. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer Help forum 5 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon When you view your files on your hard drive, do they show in proper format? http://ict4m.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-desktop-shortcuts-not-working.php Helpful +10 Report Rocko42 Apr 18, 2010 10:05PM This problem can be caused by multiple things.

funkymunky111, Jun 28, 2011 #8 catmilk Banned Joined: May 29, 2011 Messages: 141 Are you sure cause every xp computer has that option!! Then choose browse and find your virus exe. funkymunky111, Jun 29, 2011 #12 Drabdr Brad Moderator Joined: Nov 26, 2007 Messages: 11,129 I'm glad you got it solved. Causes of the Start Menu Not Working Problem Your Start menu may stop working and Desktop icons may not be visible due to one of the following problems: Your computer is

Double click it and accept the warning and it will restore the Registry settings to normal. I've also noticed that the machine will not allow an install program to add shortcuts to the desktop or Start Menu. (It gives an error...I tried to install the latest Chrome it took less than one minute to fix my problem. Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Report qwer- Apr 9, 2010 11:43PM Omg! Get the answer AnonymousJun 11, 2005, 9:21 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)Hi Bob,>> I have tried to reregister the dll's but it makes no difference.Which DLLs? Does anyone know 1) why and how the exe extensions get changed in this problematic way and 2) how the hell can I keep Safe PC Guard, or whatever it calls If I go into> > ADVANCED|OPEN|EDIT, then following is displayed,> > Application used.. ->"D:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"> > -nohome %1> > Use DDE is checked> > DDE Message ->"%1",,-1,0,,,,> > Application ->

If I go into> ADVANCED|OPEN|EDIT, then following is displayed,> Application used.. ->"D:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"> -nohome %1> Use DDE is checked> DDE Message ->"%1",,-1,0,,,,> Application -> IExplore> DDE Application not running is If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. The same is for firefox. man I wish I would have known about this earlier.

IT WORKED!! :D Report karin- May 3, 2010 06:33PM omg, thank you ~ :) Report libra- May 8, 2010 02:33PM when I right click on Programs...I don't get a "Run As" Report nele- Oct 23, 2009 01:59AM Great stuff, thank you for sharing information.. Register now Not a member yet? Go tohttp://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htmand download"LNK (Shortcut) File Association Fix" (Restores Default Shortcut Behavior).Extract the reg and double-click it. (But when extracting, don't put it on your desktop 'cause it won't work!).Worked wonders for