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Windows XP Start Button Help ?

When I hit the Start Button and the menu pops up there is a Link on the right side under search, Run ETC that I would love to remove?

How in the world would I get rid of this?

It's a Dead Link to an old program I uninstalled a long time ago.

Thank You for the help..

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Try right clicking on the link and select delete. For most things that has always worked for me.

HTH

Glenn

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Yea, That does not work.

When I right click all I get is the name of the program.

Anyone know?

Thanks.

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Can anyone please help me with this?

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Can anyone please help me with this?

Thanks.

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1. Check out the following MSKB article:

Q279767 -"Description of the Start Menu in Windows XP"

2. Try also to

Drag the link and drop it to the desktop

- or -

Right click the link, select "Unpin from Start menu" (if available).

3. Check out the link if it's in the registry under the following path:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current version\Explorer\Startpage\Favoritesresolve

Note

HKCU is HKEY_CURRENT_USER


Good Luck,

Cetin


Trying to unweave, unwind, unravel
And piece together the past and the future,


T. S. Eliot

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