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Desktop Shortcuts and keyboard don't work Desktop shortcuts do do not work Web Shortcuts on Desktop Do Not Work Desktop shortcuts/Outlook email links, don\'t work; XP says.. I will contact the site and try the download. Hello there! 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

And says the file was successfully >added to registry. Solution Download and run this fix. Real Geek Forums > Archives > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Windows XP Basics > Desktop Shortcut Icons not working Desktop Shortcut Icons not working Posted: 01-30-2004, 11:26 PM tallguynm Items were quarantined then deleted....perhaps I deleted the active shortcuts too.

Can you open any of your applications? click on file, then left click merge, click ok to allow merge and click ok to close window. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Are you referring to standard desktop shortcuts, or the two particular ones on the new Start Menu? -- Doug Knox, MS-MVP Windows XP/ Windows Smart Display Win 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Fixes

Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. I'm having the same problem and don't know what to try next. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Something to try by shasca ยท 8 years ago In reply to desktop shortcuts No, create an account now. But the shortcut icons are still dead.

IE and some system windows still aren't acting properly though. (His IE Icon fix file didn't help) I found my XP Disk... 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 The >>> shortcut icons are still dead...not working. Logged Intel(R) Core (TM) i3-3220 CPU 3.30 GHz 8.0 Gb RAM Windows 8.1 with a dual boot to Windows XP Home with SP3, Comodo with Windows Firewall & Windows Defender Print

  • Drabdr, Jun 29, 2011 #11 funkymunky111 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 28, 2011 Messages: 6 Catmilk helped me figure it out, thanks!!
  • Can someone tell me how to >activate the icons so they will work again? >Thanks!!! >. > Doug Knox MS-MVP Guest Posts: n/a Re: Desktop Shortcut Icons not working Posted:
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Drabdr, Jun 28, 2011 #5 funkymunky111 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 28, 2011 Messages: 6 catmilk said: ↑ Do a system restore via safe mode with command prompt here is a link. Can someone tell me how to >> >> >activate the icons so they will work again? >> >> >Thanks!!! >> >> >. >> >> > >> >. >> > >. > 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 Your cache administrator is webmaster.

Hate to sound >> so >> >> ignorant, but is there something else I must do? this contact form Hate to sound so >> ignorant, but is there something else I must do? Hopefully someone knows what to do! When I want to create a shortcut, I have the following error: http file not found .......

by Tufenuf / March 24, 2010 7:52 AM PDT In reply to: thank you! Instructions are on the page.http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htmTufenuf Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - thank you! Desktop shortcuts/Outlook email links, don\'t work; XP says.. http://findthemes.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-all-shortcuts-not-working.html Web url shortcut on desktop doesn't work??

Or it may be that the shortcuts work in the morning, but later in the day, they stop working again! (Or vise-versa.)We're running XP Pro SP2 clients on an AD (Server They were until last nite when I ran an Ad-Aware scan. Can you open any of your applications?

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All Programs, Accessories, Notepad, and click it, will your Notepad application open? It's safe to use and just saves a lot of time and effort writing it yourself. What next? All Programs, Accessories, Notepad, and click it, will your Notepad application open?

reboot the machine hit f8 repeatedly and tell me what options you have. Thanks to Homer S for this tip. That fixed almost everything. Check This Out Join our site today to ask your question.

Meaning, Word files appear as Word files, Adobe files appear as Adobe PDF files, etc.? 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 user Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy!