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A couple of us in our organization have new VMs with Win 2008, and the "Pin to Start Menu" doesn't show up as an option when we right-click a program. Also, the start menu is entirely empty. Any ideas on how to get it working?

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Are you logged in with temporary or mandatory profiles? – Chris S Oct 3 '11 at 12:40
I'm not familiar with that, how/where can I check? I am local admin on my VM. – NealWalters Oct 4 '11 at 12:04
Also, Visual Studio doesn't seem to remember the "Most recent" projects. So it would imply that we cannot save to our profile? – NealWalters Oct 4 '11 at 12:05
Is the server part of a Domain? Do you use Roaming Profiles? Run %userprofile% and see what directory comes up; if it says "" then you've got a temporary profile; if the folder is your username check for a file (might be hidden/system). – Chris S Oct 4 '11 at 12:23
It is my username. There are some other ntuser files, but no – NealWalters Oct 6 '11 at 13:23

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