Re: 'Run' Menu missing
Classic Layout settings:
If you are working in the classic layout and you want to make Run show, go to Start, Settings, TaskBar and Start Menu. Go to Customise, and select to show Run on the start menu by ticking the box.
New Start menu:
If you are running on the Windows XP theme with the new start menu, go to Start, Control Panel, Taskbar and Start menu (since it won't be under Settings), and then go to the Advanced Tab at the top. Click the tickbox to Show run in the start menu from the list.
As for it not allowing you to go on anything, have you got your account set to Administrator in Start, Settings, Control Panel, and then User Accounts?
Click to change an account, click on yours, and click on Change My Account Type. Set your self to have full control using Admin status. It might be set to Limited for instance.
I hope this helps
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