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k, this happened a while ago, i just chose to ignore it(probably not the best idea) and now its bugging me.

In my control panel:
1. The task panel thingy on the left that allows you to switch between 'category view' and 'classic view' is no longer there.
2. the icons for 'user accounts' and 'add/remove programs' are both gone.

now i can still get into add/remove by going to delete something, and it gives me the option to go there. but i dont know how to get to my users window.

could anyone either show me how to get these 2 icons back, or at least how to get into user accounts.

please, reformatting is the last thing i wanna do , but if i need to i will.

thanks
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wow nevermind lol, someone else helped me with the problem. thanks anyways.
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On the search thing on the start, why don't you just type user in the "start search". It'll show user accounts click it, voila your there. I haven't head about the classic view and category view disapearing. Sorry, good luck!
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I have a similar problem I have been wondering about for ages. On 'My Computer' the lines that should be seperating drives from folders etc are missing, how to get them back
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i have that problem too, although i never noticed the lines were gone until you said that. if you get a fix to that, please let me know.
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To the 2 posters above, I got a fix for that.

open my computer. right click > Arrange icons by > (check) show in groups. then again right click > arrange icons by > (select) Type. That should fix it.
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Originally Posted by Unstableiser View Post
I have a similar problem I have been wondering about for ages. On 'My Computer' the lines that should be seperating drives from folders etc are missing, how to get them back
Right click and arrange icons > show groups?

*EDIT*

Dude B4K I'm so much going to kick you out of the window (even though I only live on 1st floor)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gonX View Post
Right click and arrange icons > show groups?

*EDIT*

Dude B4K I'm so much going to kick you out of the window (even though I only live on 1st floor)
you've had your share of helping people...

lol jk
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Lol, thanks lads.
post #10 of 12
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for me there is no 'type' option... only 'name' so the groups are 'A' 'L' etc. and i cant figure out how to get past that
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