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Old 04-23-2006, 05:25 PM   #1
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im on windows xp and my startbar is stuck in the classic look even if i select the new one... i hate the classic looks, can anyone help me get this problem fixed
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Old 04-23-2006, 06:21 PM   #2
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this should help
http://www.tgtsoft.com/sb_help/xp.htm
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Old 04-23-2006, 09:40 PM   #3
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checked those... i thought the second one would work but i dont even have that option in Display Properties all it has is Windows Classic style and not the XP 1
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If you have no option in your display properties your problems are bigger than a loss of XP start menu, there are two options, you can run sfc /scannow (windows system file checker) or do a repair install of windows.
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i fixed it.. my themes were disabled in administrative tools/computer management... thanx for the help guys.. but now my shortcuts r losing their icon pictures and when i fix them the change for a few seconds and go back to a blank icon
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hmmm that is odd.
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Old 04-23-2006, 11:14 PM   #7
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no clue wut the icon thing might be? ive checked alot of my program folders and its every icon not just the shortcuts
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i fixed it.. my themes were disabled in administrative tools/computer management... thanx for the help guys.. but now my shortcuts r losing their icon pictures and when i fix them the change for a few seconds and go back to a blank icon

i was going to suggest that. as for your other prob im not too sure. are the shortcuts still going to files or programs that are still there?
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yes, the shortcuts work its just that none have icons, they're just blank.. i checked their target folders also and no programs have icons, they're all blank
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Ok, thats really weird.. Maybe you should take it to a computer repair store or something.
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