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how do you recopy the programs in the c:\program file into the st


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el_jack

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The installed Programs in the c:\program file are not showing up in the program pane start menu. I'm clueless on how to refresh the content in the c:\program folder so they can be seen in the start menu program pane? :)
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This sounds like you may have other problems you need to solve first. Years ago i did a recovery install and ended up in the same situation. My problem was that even tho i installed new program links in the start menu the programs still did not work. I took the easist route of wiping the drive and reinstalling XP back on the computer as a fresh install. Luckily i had already backed up the computer only a few days before.

You can add a folder that has a shortcut to a program to the start menu by going thru windows explorer. This is explained by this microsoft article.

http://www.microsoft.../startmenu.mspx

What it does not explain is you must add the folders to the user that you want. Microsoft makes a mistake on the website by using the admin user.

I hope it works for you. Most of the time i find other problems in the computer's that stop the programs from working.

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