Click "Start" and then click "Run."
The Quick Launch toolbar can be easily repaired on a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer. Some corrupted operating system files prevent the Quick Launch toolbar from loading and showing up as usual. Administrator rights are required on the computer on which you want to repair the Quick Launch toolbar.
Type "cmd" in the Run dialog box that opens and then click "OK."
Type the following commands in the command prompt (the black window that opens) and press "Enter" after each:
REGSVR32 /i SHELL32.DLL
REGSVR32 /i BROWSEUI.DLL
Type "Exit" in the command prompt and then restart your computer.
Repeat Steps 1 and 2, and then type the following command into the command prompt and press "Enter":
%Appdata%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch
Type "Exit" in the command prompt and then press "Enter."
Click "Start" and then click "Control Panel."
Double-click the "Taskbar and Start Menu" icon on the Control Panel window.
Select the "Show Quick Launch" checkbox on the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties dialog box that opens.
Click "Apply" and then click "OK."
- "Microsoft Windows XP Inside Out, Second Edition"; Ed Bott, Carl Siechert and Craig Stinson; 2004
- PCWorld: Windows Tips: Fix Windows Glitches by Re-registering Your DLLs
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