Software Title: Repair Missing Start Menu Icons Removed By Infections:
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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 SettingsTempSMTMP
Vista/7 – C:Users(Your Username)AppDataLocalTempSMTMP
Folder 1 contains the All Users Start Menu shortcuts
XP – C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersStart Menu
Vista/7 – C:Program DataMicrosoftWindowsStart Menu
Folder 2 contains the Quick Launch shortcuts
XP – C:Documents and Settings(Your Username)Application DataMicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick Launch
Vista/7 – C:Users(Your Username)AppDataRoamingMicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick Launch
Folder 3 contains Windows 7 Taskbar icons (not needed in Windows XP)
XP – N/A
Vista/7 – C:Users(Your Username)AppDataRoamingMicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick LaunchUser PinnedTaskBar
Folder 4 does have Desktop icons
XP – C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersDesktop
Vista/7 – C:UsersPublicPublic Desktop