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Windows 7: Disabling Library Access from Start menu

23 Aug 2009   #1
SevenUser09

 
Disabling Library Access from Start menu

I do not want to use the libraries if I go to start and click documents,pictures, etc to go to my user folder quivalent of them. is there a way to change it? I don't care if they are in explorer I just don't want them when I click my user folder links. This really makes me want to go back to vista and is the one feature that is really causing me to not give 7 a chance. all the other little stuff i don't like i can get used to but not this.

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23 Aug 2009   #2

 

Start Menu Properties
Do not show Pix, Docs, Music etc.

User folders
Show as menu

A possible alternative.


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23 Aug 2009   #3
SevenUser09

 

But is it possible to have documents and such listed but have it to go to the folder? Wouldn't displayign as a menu still use the library?
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23 Aug 2009   #4

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SevenUser09 View Post
But is it possible to have documents and such listed but have it to go to the folder? Wouldn't displayign as a menu still use the library?
But is it possible to have documents and such listed but have it to go to the folder?

Development is underway.

Wouldn't displayign as a menu still use the library?
Is your hand or mouse broken? Try it.
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23 Aug 2009   #5
SevenUser09

 

Just tried and it still keeps the library behavior. Ijust want the links to function as they did in Vista.
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23 Aug 2009   #6

 

Confirming - you cascaded User folder to reveal Docs, Pix, etc and when you click one the library opens?

Not here. This is worth exploring (pun).

I will not assist you further unless you fill out your system specs.


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23 Aug 2009   #7
SevenUser09

 

Alright I have noticed that if you add Downloads to the start menu it goes right to the folder. This would imply there being a registry entry somewhere that controls the link. Any idea where I might start searching for it?
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23 Aug 2009   #8

 

What build of 7 are you on?

I am buying time. Checking reg. -

Also, the kids want to go swimming. I might be gone shorlty. Because you filled out your specs, now many knowledgeable SF members can help.
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23 Aug 2009   #9
SevenUser09

 

I am running Windows 7 Professional x86.
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23 Aug 2009   #10

 

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