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Windows 7: How do I edit the Windows 7 Start menu?

10 Dec 2011   #1
M R

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
How do I edit the Windows 7 Start menu?

Hello. Back when I was an XP user, I was able to add entries to the start menu by going to C:\Documents and settings\USERNAME\start menu (or something like that). I would then be able to add and remove elements as if they were plain folders and files.

I noticed this is gone in Windows 7. How can I add my own entries to the new menu?

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10 Dec 2011   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011
 
 

Couple of ways. 1/ You can drag & drop. I use right click. 2/ Start menu/right click All Programs. Open or Open all users.
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10 Dec 2011   #3

win 7 ( 64 bit)
 
 

just right click on the program you want to put into the startmenu and click on pin to start menu.

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11 Dec 2011   #4

Windows 7 Pro/Ultimate x 64 & Windows 8.1 x 64
 
 

Hello M R this tutorial How to Add or Delete Start Menu All Programs Shortcuts in Windows 7 will help you customize the start menu to your liking.

There is also related tutorial links at the bottom of the tutorial that may be of interest.
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19 Dec 2011   #6
M R

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Thanks

Great this is what I was just looking for. Thank you everybody. I was angry at Windows because I had thought they had removed this feature. Thank you.
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