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> Deleted 2 programs in control panel and now my 2 icons by Start button are
> gone, ie. Internet Explorer and AOL Instant Messenger.
> How do I get them back?
> firstly are the two icons still on the desktop...
if they are you can "drag" them down to the area where they were and put
them there as a "shortcut"