Music and Pictures folders have gone

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Guybrush, May 16, 2008.

  1. Guybrush

    Guybrush Village Idiot

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    Just installed service pack 3 for my old Windows XP computer and both my Pictures and My Music folders have dispapeared from my Start menu.

    I have gone into the start menu properties and tried all available options to show my Pictures/music as a menu etc but to no avail.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. JPRuss

    JPRuss OSNN Addict Folding Team

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    Are the folders/files themselves missing or shut the shortcuts to them?
     
  3. Guybrush

    Guybrush Village Idiot

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    The folders and the shortcuts are missing.

    I'm stumped
     
  4. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Maybe try switching back to classic start menu and then back to whatever the other one is called ("non classic"?) lol

    -edit-

    Just saw your folders are missing - did you do a search incase they got moved somehow? I suppose that makes sense as to why they are no longer on your start menu. AFAIK it has the ability to validate shortcuts and remove them if non-existent/broken.
     
  5. Guybrush

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    Strange things are afoot in this household. Both the folders and shortcuts have now returned. I did as suggested and changed to Classic view to no avail, changed the windows themes a couple of times and then back tp XP mode and bingo.

    Thanks for your advice.
     
  6. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Thanks, although what I suggested apparently didn't fix it :p
     
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