icons n shortcuts on desktop are not responding!


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wilwil

The other icons and shortcuts e.g. itunes, msn messenger,
icq. and other then the MS default ones on the desktop
and those ones on the lower part of the START part, do
NOT response no matter how many times i double click.

i also wanted to know what is?:
Ramesh, MS-MVP XP Shell/UI
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k




message
I have discovered this issue this morning after running
disk defragmenter over night. As usual I restart my pc
and login but then i see this blue verticle colume(the
ones similar to the those search, history colume on the
left hand side of every window) after restarting. I right
click, to property trying to fix up the issue under where
it saids Desktop, but eventually doesnt work.

i have check the regestry data
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{00021400-0000-0000-C000-
000000000046}\shellex\ExtShellFolderViews\{5984FFE0-28D4-
11CF-AE66-08002B2E1262}\PersistMoniker
and it should read: file://%userappdata%
\Microsoft\InternetExplorer\Desktop.htt
but it didnt work

i have also tried find "ExtShellFolderViews" and i see
the ATTRIBUTE on the right hand said but the DATA read
00 00 00 20. what is the problem n how i can fix that?
thx for reading n helping


start
Run
regsvr32 /i shell32.dll
Enter
Restart Windows.


I ran REGSVR32 /I SHELL32.DLL n solved the issue THANKS
however another problem arise. The other icons(other then
the MS default ones) on the desktop and those ones on the
lower part of the START part, do NOT response no matter
how many times i double click.

thx for helping again.
 
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T

Taurarian

Try the below link for possible shortcut fixes:-

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm
LNK (Shortcut) File Association Fix (Restores Default Shortcut Behavior)
HTM/HTML Associations (Restore the default associations for htm/html files) and/or
URL File Association Fix (Restores default associations for URL - Internet shortcuts)
 
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R

Ramesh [MVP]

Thanks, Taurarian.

--
Ramesh, MS-MVP XP Shell/UI
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k


Try the below link for possible shortcut fixes:-

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm
LNK (Shortcut) File Association Fix (Restores Default Shortcut Behavior)
HTM/HTML Associations (Restore the default associations for htm/html files)
and/or
URL File Association Fix (Restores default associations for URL - Internet
shortcuts)
 

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