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Windows 7: Which items do you pin to the Start Menu?

24 Apr 2012   #1
Brds7t7

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Which items do you pin to the Start Menu?

Hey all, I'm just wondering which items people pin to their Start Menus? I know it's been removed from Windows 8 but I find mine extremely useful.

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24 Apr 2012   #2
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Here's mine, I just pin those programs I use frequently, but you're right, it is very useful.

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24 Apr 2012   #3
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Only 2 things pinned to my start menu.

Remote Desktop Connection
KeePass password safe.

I'm a systems admin for a living, and I use both of those all of the time.

The rest of my frequently used items are on my superbar
1. Google Chrome
2. Paint.NET (used for screenshots)
3. Word
4. Excel
5. Media Monkey
6. Vision App (Remote Desktop)
7. vSphere Client
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24 Apr 2012   #4
Brds7t7

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I'm still trying to work out why they have removed it from Windows 8?
I know they're trying to steer people towards metro but when you're on the normal dekstop the start menu is very handy.
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24 Apr 2012   #5
Brds7t7

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

My Taskbar is extremely cluttered too!

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24 Apr 2012   #6
Jerin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I have Google Chrome, MS Excel, iTunes Pinned. Rest are lined up in my taskbar.
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24 Apr 2012   #7
FuturDreamz

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

I don't have anything pinned, But I have Windows Explorer and Google Chrome in my taskbar
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24 Apr 2012   #8
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Burdus32 View Post
My Taskbar is extremely cluttered too!

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That's why I prefer the Start menu and one of the reasons I'm not keen on Windows 8.
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24 Apr 2012   #9
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Only the good stuff
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24 Apr 2012   #10
MWRed

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I hate clutter, so I don't have a lot on my whole start menu, only what I use most.


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