My Pictures Icon is Missing From Start Menu

"My Pictures" icon is missing from the Start Menu in Windows XP

Right click on Start button
Select Properties
Click Customize button
Select Advanced tab.

Scroll down through the list of Start menu items until you locate My Pictures in the item list.

Select either "Display as a link" or "Display as a menu". (It may already be selected. If so, unselect it and reselect it.)

Click OK and close the windows.