Missing shortcut



Hope this is the right section (oo) here goes (thanks in advance for any help!).

When you click start>programs>then lets say adobe acrobat reader, select it's icon you right click and it should have on send to as a shorcut to desktop.

This is missing for some weird reason.

I have found the application folder for it, it is in there but does not work now.

NE I deas on how to restore this function?
I found a fix..thanks for anyone that was considering a reply.

script is below dotted lines and needs to be copied and save tonotepad and saved as a .vbs
'XP_sendtodesktop.vbs - Repairs the Send To Desktop function
'© Doug Knox - 4/7/2002
'Updated 01/14/04
'Downloaded from www.dougknox.com

Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")

a = "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{9E56BE61-C50F-11CF-9A2C-00A0C90A90CE}\"

WshShell.RegWrite a,""
WshShell.RegWrite a & "NeverShowExt",""

b = "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{9E56BE61-C50F-11CF-9A2C-00A0C90A90CE}\InProcServer32\"
WshShell.RegWrite b ,"C:\Windows\System32\Sendmail.dll"
WshShell.RegWrite b & "ThreadingModel","Apartment"

c = "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\CLASSES\CLSID\{9E56BE61-C50F-11CF-9A2C-00A0C90A90CE}\DefaultIcon\"
WshShell.RegWrite c,"C:WINDOWS\EXPLORER.exe,3"

d = "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\CLASSES\CLSID\{9E56BE61-C50F-11CF-9A2C-00A0C90A90CE}\shellex\DropHandler\"
WshShell.RegWrite d,"{9E56BE61-C50F-11CF-9A2C-00A0C90A90CE}"

'Thanks to MVP Kelly for this tip
Return = WshShell.Run("REGSVR32 /S SENDMAIL.DLL")
Return = WshShell.Run("REGSVR32 /S OLE32.DLL")
Return = WshShell.Run("REGSVR32 /S /I SHELL32.DLL")

Set WshShell = Nothing

MsgBox "Send To Desktop has been fixed",4096,"Finished!"

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