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Removing shortcuts won't remove from start menu

  1. #1


    Posts : 153
    Windows 8, Kali

    Removing shortcuts won't remove from start menu


    Hey guys, in the midst of trying to remove bloatware I have been removing bloatware and its shortcuts from the start menu and respective folders. However, I am running into a snag. There was a wildtangent games folder installed with a bunch of games. I remove everything associated with it, but there are still links in the start menu. I checked the start menu folders and I cannot find the links and whenever I click open file location it brings up the came browser and it shows a bunch of blank links. Pics are attached.
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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,568
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Surgikill,

    Since these are games, using the method in the tutorial below to delete them from the Games Explorer folder may be able to get rid of them for you.

    Games Explorer Folder - Delete a Game - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Posts : 153
    Windows 8, Kali


    That worked. Thank you Brink.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,568
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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