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Why is the Run Missing on the Start Menu in Windows 7

No Run on Start Menu

Why is the Run Missing on the Start Menu in Windows 7?

 

Here is another Windows 7 Quick Tip! I am often asked “what happened to the Run box in Windows 7?” So I thought I would create a step by step post explaining how to bring it back. Here is what to do:

1. In the first image below you will notice where the mouse icon is that there is no Run in th e start menu.

Step 1 - No Run on Start Menu

Step 1 – No Run on Start Menu

Just place your mouse on the Taskbar, right click and select Properties. See image below.

Step 2 - No Run on Start Menu

Step 2 – No Run on Start Menu

2. Now the Task and Start Men Properties dialog box will open. Click on the Start Menu tab and the click on the Customize button.

Step 3 - No Run on Start Menu

Step 3 – No Run on Start Menu

3. Now scroll down and check the Run command checkbox and click Ok to button. Then click the Ok button on the Task and Start Men Properties dialog box to complete.

Step 4 - No Run on Start Menu

Step 4 – No Run on Start Menu

Now as you can see the Run command is now available in Windows 7.

No Run on Start Menu

Run is now visible on Windows 7

I hope you find this Windows 7 quick tip article helpful. If you have any comments please leve them in the comment box below. Thank you for taking the time to read this article.

Tom