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The situation where it seems there are two different versions of the registry can occur on 64bit Windows machines. There is the normal SOFTWARE node: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE and there is a second one for 32bit applications HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node All reads and changes done by any 32bit application are done against the WOW6432Node. ...


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(Copied from comments as per TO's request): The thing is, this menu is (as far as I know) not defined by external parameters in the registry or something, it's just part of the logic inside explorer.exe. So we would need to effectively modify explorer.exe's logic, which is possible by loading our own code into it and intercepting the action of opening the ...


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This answer on a closed question contains a link to a SevenForums thread on this issue. One of the users posted a solution he found on a Microsoft thread. Essentially this problem is caused by Windows security update KB3039066. I have found that uninstalling it and restarting (not just relogging) fixes the problem.


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Working with the registry is risky, and I highly suggest to avoid this method. Since it might cause unstoppable system errors. Two Methods can solve your problem, but both of them needs to reinstall your programs. 1st Method is to reinstall your programs to the correct folder destination. (As @Ramhound suggested in his comment) and continue using your ...


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You yourself said they were stored in F:\program files, it wouldn't be that many items in the registry if you used that as the search, unless you moved it after, and not installed it there. Registry search has no problems with colon or spaces. The same thing would apply to searching for text within/containing shortcuts , although finding a few shortcuts ...


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Variant A of your perceived solutions should work perfectly on the condition that the folder structure that currently exists on E is maintained on X (the new E). When you think about it, all the computer will "see" by the time you have finished is that partition E will be slightly smaller and partition C will be slightly bigger - as long as the registry ...


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I eventually got it working. After doing some digging and again re-creating my user account, I have discovered that the AppData for the Windows Store had been encrypted from my previous Windows 8 install. So this time when I recreated my account and copied over my files, I excluded the Appdata folder and the store now works perfectly.


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You can't rename this button, this belong to Windows Core. And by the way i think there is a lot of hierarchical paths that you have to change to make it work. But you can make a folder inside your start menu and put your stuff in, then you can give it a name that makes you glad.



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