After install Apex data loader 29.0 in my notebook(windows 7), I can not find Data Loader icon on desktop, or Start -> All Programs -> salesforce.com. Could someone help on this issue? Thanks.
I had the same issue. Solved it by changeing the paths and copying the config files to the user profile. see: https://developer.salesforce.com/forums/ForumsMain?id=906F00000008oc1IAA