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Windows XP service pack 3 operating system. funkymunky111, Jun 28, 2011 #8 catmilk Banned Joined: May 29, 2011 Messages: 141 Are you sure cause every xp computer has that option!! Thanks....did that. Here are the places giving gamers hope, and those that have shut down sales. Source

by Tufenuf / March 24, 2010 7:52 AM PDT In reply to: thank you! Thanks again! An interesting situation indeed. Hate to sound so >> ignorant, but is there something else I must do?

All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use. one text file example: Target box:"C:\Documents and Settings\Tim\Desktop\VCC-BB\BB-prices\33G110-240 2010.txt" Start in box:"C:\Documents and Settings\New user\Desktop\VCC-BB\BB-prices" Two Icons at the top: General and Shortcut After clicking on properties 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 and Fixes >http://www.dougknox.com >-------------------------------- >Per by Snuffy09 · 8 years ago In reply to Desktop shortcuts don't w ...

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Used to be once in a while, but a restart would fix. You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. One option that may work is to do a System Restore to a date before the corruption occured.

Previous Windows XP- Unable to view JPG images Next A batch file to copy files from one system to another Subscribe to our newsletter Subscribe Team Terms of Use Contact Policies 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 by seanferd · 8 years ago In reply to desktop shortcuts You may want to check the file association for URL : HTTP, and make sure it isn't broken. 0Votes Share Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More...

  • Hate to sound >> so >> >> ignorant, but is there something else I must do?
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  • Thanks so much for ur help! >-----Original Message----- >You need to double click the ZIP file you downloaded and extract the REG file inside.
  • More help >> or >> >> info would be appreciated. >> >> >> >> Thanks again! >> >> >> >> Jim Rocha >> >> Santa Fe, NM >> >> [email protected] >>
  • Thanks for all your help. >-----Original Message----- >Does it happen to all the shortcuts or the only two?
  • I'm having the same problem and don't know what to try next. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Something to try by shasca · 8 years ago In reply to desktop shortcuts
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  • Some programs open when I right click on the shortcut and highlight "open" Enter, but only a few, like Microsoft Works.

It should provide a path to the actual program. By Darren B - KC · 10 years ago Here's a strange problem that I can't figure out. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. desktop shortcuts/Outlook email links, don't work; XP says..

Are they empty? this contact form Rt. 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 I checked out Doug Knox's website and tried the Folder and LNK fix for the registry but both did not work.

Here's where you can get it The tiny $60 Nintendo entertainment system is currently sold out in most places, but you still may able to snag one...eventually. theknight571 Platinum Member Joined: Mar 23, 2001 Messages: 2,885 Likes Received: 0 Recently (couple days ago) the shortcuts on my desktop and my Start Menu stopped "working". I can't open Help and Support or search. http://findthemes.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-shortcuts-not-working-desktop.html More help or >> info would be appreciated. >> >> Thanks again! >> >> Jim Rocha >> Santa Fe, NM >> [email protected] >> >> >-----Original Message----- >> >For shortcuts, download and

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Hate to sound so > ignorant, but is there something else I must do? An interesting situation indeed.

I hope someone has had this issue before or knows how to fix it.

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. Take care! >-----Original Message----- >For shortcuts, download and apply the LNK file association fix from: >http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm > >-- >Ramesh - Microsoft MVP >http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k >------------------------------------------------- >Prevent Spyware from being installed: >http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/Malware_Defence.htm >------------------------------------------------- Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile

Internet Explorer loads only "Customize Addons" and won't navigate anywhere. The >>> shortcut icons are still dead...not working. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Check This Out My desktop shortcut icons on XP for connecting to Internet Explorer and Outlook Express are not working.

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 Several functions may not work. Thanks for that, I have limited options clicking properties. What next?

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Can you open any of your applications? More help or info would be appreciated. I mean, nothing happens.There's no error messages either. Use http://www.dougknox.com/xp/xp_fixes.html registry fixes for the Link associations http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm and secondly if that doesn't fix it use the xp_exe_fix.reg on that same list of Doug's.

Items were quarantined then deleted....perhaps I deleted the active shortcuts too. They were until last nite when I ran an Ad-Aware scan. Hello there! Problem With Shortcut - Files Won't Open Started by Bastille Day , Sep 28 2014 08:09 AM Please log in to reply 7 replies to this topic #1 Bastille Day Bastille

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 inside. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Thanks to Homer S for this tip. It works okay for firefox and video files, but it is extremely hard to open other programs and I would really like to get it fixed somehow.

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