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Windows 7: How do i remove shortcuts from the start menu navigation pane

04 Apr 2014   #1
BenMoff

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
How do i remove shortcuts from the start menu navigation pane

So with a bit of tinkering I figured out how to change the default folders on the start menu navigation pane, but now that I have the proper 'Downloads' folder that I wanted I'm completely stumped on how to get rid of the first one I created (the one with the small arrow next to it.) Any tips on how I could remove this?




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04 Apr 2014   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello Ben, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You can go to your customize Start Menu settings in the tutorial below to add or remove these shortcut buttons, and to have them either display as a menu or link. Unchecking Documents should remove it.

Start Menu - Customize

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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04 Apr 2014   #3
BenMoff

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks Shawn that worked perfectly! Thought it would be a drawn out process
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04 Apr 2014   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

You're most welcome.
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