Repair Missing Start Menu Icons Removed By Infections
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For Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008 & 7
Repair Missing Start Menu Icons Removed By Infections:
This repair will put back the missing icons in the start menu, quick launch, and desktop that are moved by a rouge virus.
All the icons by the virus are moved to the temp folder under the folder SMTMP.
XP - C:\Documents and Settings\(Your Username)\Local Settings\Temp\SMTMP
Vista/7 - C:\Users\(Your Username)\AppData\Local\Temp\SMTMP
Folder 1 contains the All Users Start Menu shortcuts
XP - C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu
Vista/7 - C:\Program Data\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu
Folder 2 contains the Quick Launch shortcuts
XP - C:\Documents and Settings\(Your Username)\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch
Vista/7 - C:\Users\(Your Username)\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch
Folder 3 contains Windows 7 Taskbar icons (not needed in Windows XP)
XP - N/A
Vista/7 - C:\Users\(Your Username)\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar
Folder 4 does have Desktop icons
XP - C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop
Vista/7 - C:\Users\Public\Public Desktop
Tagged as: Infections, Missing, Removed, Repair