Missing shortcuts Tags: Desktops Icons Windows XP Last response: April 2, 2011 4:22 AM in Windows XP Share debrariley April 1, 2011 9:13:46 PM Hello, Why are my desktop shortcut icons grayed out? And, the All Programs list empty? Thanks! More about : missing shortcuts mosox April 2, 2011 4:22:58 AM Try this: Go to the partition with the operating system on it (in My computer). Right click the Program Files folder go to Properties and see if "hidden" is checked. Uncheck that. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCloned System Drive missing ShortCuts and other files. Forum menu selection shortcuts (underlined letters) missing Forum Task bar and shortcuts missing Forum shortcuts missings Forum I cant open shortcut folders in laptops WHEN THE FILE PATH IS MISSING Forum Target field missing from shortcut properties Forum Missing desktop shortcut button Forum Missing Right-Click shortcut menu Forum Shortcut icon missing in taskline Forum send to desktop as shortcut missing Forum How do you change a missing shortcut? Forum SolvedAn alternative to desktop shortcuts? (that acts like if it wasn't a shortcut?) Forum SolvedAll of my shortcuts have a little icon on them, how do I fix this? Forum Solvedmy all shortcuts opens with notepad plz help :( Forum SolvedCan't turn off keyboard shortcuts Forum Solvedcopy and paste shortcuts don't work in Office 2013 Forum SolvedDeleting desktop shortcuts for other users Forum SolvedWindows screen sideways, shortcuts do not work Forum SolvedDesktop shortcuts change with screen resolution change Forum SolvedSSD and HDD shortcuts defaulting to wrong target Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !