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    Angry Start menu's All Programs drops programs

    I've been customizing the Start > All Programs menus by making new folders and moving program shortcuts around via drag & drop (Start > right click Explore All Users, although I realize start menu entries are in other places also). Lately I've been finding that some of these created sub folders are empty; no sub folders that I created and no program shortcuts. I've noticed it most in a Utilities folder. It doesn't help to create new shortcuts from the "Programs" sub folders because most likely in a day or two they'll be gone again. I thought it might be a corrupted user profile but I don't want to go through the agony of creating another user and find that the problem is elsewhere.
    Vista Home Premium, SP 2.

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    St Louis, Missouri, USA
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    Are you running any system cleaning tools?
    Do the shortcuts stay available until you re-boot?


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