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  1. #321


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by Clint View Post
    Just installed ver. 4.0.4. Now I don't have it listed in programs or a desktop shortcut. I have installed it 2 times.
    Reinstall it & read all the options carefully.

    I got it:

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  2. #322


    Posts : 511
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Reinstall it & read all the options carefully.
    I have installed it 2 times.
    ???
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  3. #323


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Did you already have an older version installed ?

    If so, the new version overwrites it.

    Did you notice where it was installed to ?

    Maybe try Explorer to search for it. ?
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  4. #324


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Have you looked in add/remove programs ?

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  5. #325


    Posts : 158
    Windows 7


    Quote Originally Posted by Clint View Post
    Just installed ver. 4.0.4. Now I don't have it listed in programs or a desktop shortcut. I have installed it 2 times.
    Classic Shell has never installed a shortcut on the desktop. The shortcuts in the Programs start menu are controlled by a checkbox in the installer (checked by default). Maybe you unchecked it.
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  6. #326


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    I'm going to uninstall mine & reinstall it & take screenshots of the whole process & post back shortly.
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  7. #327


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    OK.
    Pictures:

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    Hope this helps.
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  8. #328


    Posts : 511
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Did you already have an older version installed ?

    If so, the new version overwrites it.

    Did you notice where it was installed to ?

    Maybe try Explorer to search for it. ?
    Have you looked in add/remove programs ?
    I had an older ver.

    D:\Classic Shell
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  9. #329


    Posts : 158
    Windows 7


    Please do not run the installer as admin. It will ask for credentials when it needs them.
    Running as admin means that it will be unable to start the start menu as a normal user at the end.

    If the installer fails because of some permissions, then as a last resort you may try running as admin. However you should log out soon after the installation to get things back to normal.
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  10. #330


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Read post #328 right above your last post.
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