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21-Mar-2005, 01:30 AM #1
Mspaint shortcut missing - how to restore?
In the c:/windows/system32 fold it is there, but when I try to create a shortcut in the start menu>accessories it always says the shortcut is missing.
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21-Mar-2005, 01:44 AM #2
If you have a shortcut for "paint" in that location, right click on it and select "properties".

The target field should read:

%SystemRoot%\System32\mspaint.exe
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21-Mar-2005, 01:45 AM #3
Hi FuzzyWuzzy

Try creating the shortcut on your desktop, then drag the shortcut over to the Start button, up to Programs, up to Accessories then drop it on the Accessories menu.

Let us know if that works.
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21-Mar-2005, 01:53 AM #4
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Hi FuzzyWuzzy

Try creating the shortcut on your desktop, then drag the shortcut over to the Start button, up to Programs, up to Accessories then drop it on the Accessories menu.

Let us know if that works.
This is what I did, doesnt load up from the shortcut unless I keep the main icon on the desktop.
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21-Mar-2005, 02:07 AM #5
Go to the paint folder, right click on paint and drag it to the start button. Let off the right click and the shortcut will be there. If you want it to go back to accessories, don't let up. Let the start open and then drag it to accessories.
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21-Mar-2005, 02:09 AM #6
The Paint shortcut on the Desktop works OK?

What shortcuts are showing for Accessories?

What operating system are you using?

Did you rename the Target properties from Rollin' Rog's post?

Have you tried removing and readding Paint from the Add/Remove > Windows Components?
Restart your computer before readding Paint.
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21-Mar-2005, 02:12 AM #7
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Originally Posted by EAFiedler
Hi FuzzyWuzzy

Try creating the shortcut on your desktop, then drag the shortcut over to the Start button, up to Programs, up to Accessories then drop it on the Accessories menu.

Let us know if that works.
Sorry EAFielder, didn't see your answer. I am out.
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