"Find Target" not working

By ellipsis ยท 5 replies
Jul 18, 2006
  1. After running a couple different registry cleaners and manually going through everything, the "Find Target" button in a shortcut's properties menu doesn't work. I don't know which key I got rid of, but I went through a ton of stuff and don't feel like running through it all again. Anyone know a quick fix for this? Thanks in advance.
  2. ellipsis

    ellipsis TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    any help? please?
  3. fastco

    fastco TS Booster Posts: 1,123

    This happens if the DisablePersonalDirChange policy setting exists. For stand-alone systems, to get back the missing buttons, open Regedit and navigate to:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \

    To remove the restriction via Group Policy Editor, set it to Not Configured or Disabled. Or remove the DisablePersonalDirChange REG value altogether.
  4. ellipsis

    ellipsis TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    um... doesn't that key just restrict something about the My Documents path, or something?
  5. ellipsis

    ellipsis TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    still haven't found a way to get this to work... any help?
  6. U8MYRiCE

    U8MYRiCE TS Rookie

    OMG, i have the same freaking problem.

    After I install the program called "Aston v.1.9.6" (it is like WindowBlind) and later I uninstall because it is stupid..., the "Find Target..." in every shortcut Properties ceased to work. I find this button very useful and I very often use it.

    I don't want to add a "&Find Target" to my context-menu. I want this to be fix. I don't know what else did that program do to my computer. Some of the auto run @ start-up programs seem to be not working correctly. that can be fixed be re-installing the software (OMG! that is such a fuss).

    I don't want to do a system restore because it might f*ck up all of my program + favorite settings. system restore don't always do good!
    I just want to find an available alternative fix before i person sys.restore / re-install my OS. I GoogleD and i don't seem there is any result around for help on how to do this.

    Please help me~~~~~
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