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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2009

    Blank start menu!


    I'm using windows xp , and since yesterday facing wired problem as never before. My start menu is blank with no programs list in it. How do i get back it to normal.

    Please help. Thank you.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2008

    Re: Blank start menu!

    Refer to this thread : No programs in start menu
    Hope this will help.
    The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits. - Albert Einstein

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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2009

    Re: Blank start menu!

    I also face this problem at least once in a month , the simple solution for me is right click on taskbar and select properties and start menu tab and then switch the view type of start menu and click apply. this helps to me..hope this will solve your problem also.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2008

    Re: Blank start menu!

    Start > Run > regedit > navigate to
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explor er

    on the right pane delete the following

    NoInstrumentation , ClearRecentProgForNewUserInStartMenu , Intellimenus , NoSMHelp and NoSMMyDocs

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