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W7 no longer lets me pin anything to the start menu

post #1 of 11
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Very weird issue. I can longer drag and drop pin anything to the start menu. The right-click "pin to start menu"/"pin to taskbar" has also disappeared. What's the deal here? I've changed absolutely nothing.

YES, shortcut arrows have NOT been disabled.
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My W7 no longer does autoplay .... i've changed it to ask everytime for everything and still doesn't
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Weird Windows issues, man. My last W7 install lost the link click noise at random and I could never get it back.
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sometimes a reboot of your pc works
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sometimes a reboot of your pc works
First thing I tried. No dice.
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post #6 of 11
Mine just randomly stopped the autoplay weeks ago, and have done several reboots
post #7 of 11
have you tried changing the size of your pagefile
post #8 of 11
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I keep coming across this:

Quote:
Method 2



Also check if the pin program settings is been disabled using the group policy editor.

Note:Group policy is only available on Windows 7 professional, ultimate and enterprise editions

a)ClickStart menu and type gpedit.msc in the search box, press enter. Then you will seeLocal Group Policy Editor form.

b)ClickUser Configuration -> Administrative Templates ->start menu and taskbar.

c)FindRemove pinned programs from the taskbar and Remove pinned programs list from the start menu in the setting list.

d)Make sure that both the options have been set to “Not configured†and clickApply

e)Restart the computer and check.

Someone else try that, because I cannot for the life of me find Group Policy, Administrative Templates, or any of that stuff.


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have you tried changing the size of your pagefile
Never messed with it.
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Quote:
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have you tried changing the size of your pagefile
what am i saying no dont do this. i have found that if youve recently oced your pc that can effect windows 7 like games not working or shortcuts not opening
post #10 of 11
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what am i saying no dont do this. i have found that if youve recently oced your pc that can effect windows 7 like games not working or shortcuts not opening
I've had this overclock for over a year with no issues.
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