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Most used program list gone....

by shalimara / January 30, 2007 4:23 PM PST

Hello all
I run Windows XP Pro on my computer. Recently I cleared the list of my most used programs from my start menu and since then the list stays empty. Any idea why this may have happenned and how I fix it?

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Re: Most used program list gone....
by Tufenuf / January 30, 2007 8:23 PM PST

lironhallak, Right click the Start button, choose Properties, under the Start Menu tab click the Customize button, under the General tab set the Number of Programs on Start Menu: to whatever you want(default is 6), click OK/Apply/OK.


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More complicated than that
by shalimara / January 30, 2007 8:35 PM PST

Thanx for the fast reply but I've tried the properties section already. I just noticed that there isn't a divider anymore between the programs that are constantly on the top of the start menu (like IE and Outlook) and the area where the shortcuts should be. It seems like the hole space untill "all Programs" is dedicated to the constants.

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Try This
by Tufenuf / January 30, 2007 9:31 PM PST

lironhallak, If it is already set to a value greater than 0, set it to 0, apply the settings, do the same thing again and this time set it to 5 or 6.

Also if you have Tweak UI installed look under Taskbar and Start Menu/Start Menu and make sure that everything is checkmarked, click Apply/OK.


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Another Possible fix
by Tufenuf / January 30, 2007 9:42 PM PST
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Thank you
by shalimara / January 31, 2007 9:39 PM PST
In reply to: Another Possible fix

problem solved!! thanx for the fast support!!!

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(NT) Glad it's fixed & Thanks for posting back.
by Tufenuf / January 31, 2007 11:00 PM PST
In reply to: Thank you
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