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PowerPoint icon disappears from Programs and Start lists

Problem

The PowerPoint icon no longer appears on your Programs list when you choose Start, All Programs.

Solution

Why does this happen? So far, we don't have a clue. But the fix should be simple:

Create a new shortcut to PowerPoint:

Now you can drag the new shortcut to the applications area at the left side of the Task Bar or onto the Start button (then hold while the start menu opens) then onto any folder you'd like. Or leave it on the desktop and start PPT from there. Or both.

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Last update 07 June, 2011
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