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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 More help or > info would be appreciated. > > Thanks again! > > Jim Rocha > Santa Fe, NM > [email protected] > > >-----Original Message----- > >For shortcuts, download and funkymunky111, Jun 28, 2011 #1 Sponsor catmilk Banned Joined: May 29, 2011 Messages: 141 How long you had this problem?? Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

Even rebooting the computer doesn't have any effect.Now, it gets a little more bizarre in that the problem happens on some days, but not others. Can someone tell me how to >activate the icons so they will work again? >Thanks!!! >. > Guest Posts: n/a Re: Desktop Shortcut Icons not working Posted: 01-31-2004, 03:10 AM Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

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The data is suppose to be "%1" %* I tested the xp_exe_fix.reg file on a virtual XP pc and it corrected the key to "%1" %* and all is running fine All Programs, Accessories, Notepad, and click it, will your Notepad application open? Reset Post Submit Post Hardware Forums Desktop · 24,970 discussions Laptops · 2,480 discussions Hardware · 18,793 discussions Networks · 41,254 discussions Storage · 1,986 discussions Peripheral · 2,043 discussions Latest Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/304449 catmilk, Jun 28, 2011 #4 Drabdr Brad Moderator Joined: Nov 26, 2007 Messages: 11,129 Hello there! I've also noticed that the machine will not allow an install program to add shortcuts to the desktop or Start Menu. (It gives an error...I tried to install the latest Chrome But the shortcut icons are still dead. 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 >-------------------------------------------------

But a repair install will fix more than just registry problems if any exist. and say word,or works in the programs list right click it in the menu "send to desktop create shortcut"Then go to the desktop and launch the program from the newly created Thanks!!! Click here it's easy and free.

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 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) Glad it worked & Thanks for posting back. Thanks so much for ur help! >-----Original Message----- >You need to double click the ZIP file you downloaded and extract the REG file inside. Double click it and accept the warning and it will restore the Registry settings to normal.

Computer Hope Forum Main pageFree helpTipsDictionaryForumLinksContact Welcome, Guest. check my blog your desktop and set it as the wallpaper 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Download a reg fix (Worked for me!!!!) by wad11656 · 6 years ago In reply to Desktop shortcuts And says the file was successfully added to registry. There is something messed up going on because I went into the safe mode command prompt, opened up System Restore, it worked fine and I went back 2 months, before I

click on file, then left click merge, click ok to allow merge and click ok to close window. 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 Can someone tell me how to activate the icons so they will work again? http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-sp3-remote-desktop-not-working.html Instructions are on the page.http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htmTufenuf Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - thank you!

Spybot and MalwareBytes both found some registry and cookies that it flagged and removed, but it didn't fix the problem. CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Drabdr, Jun 29, 2011 #13 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.

Thanks for that, I have limited options clicking properties.

Hate to sound so > ignorant, but is there something else I must do? 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 It will restore XP's default shortcut behavior. #2 Bubbaleone, Jul 6, 2012 theknight571 Platinum Member Joined: Mar 23, 2001 Messages: 2,885 Likes Received: 0 Bubbaleone said: ↑ Go to Doug Right click the icon and select Properties.

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