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Windows 7: Administrative tools on Start Menu root


22 Jan 2009   #1

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 
Administrative tools on Start Menu root

I was searching the registry to help someone in the forum, when I found that you can have an Administrative Tools menu on the start menu root!





Did it ever exist in Vista?

Anyways, here's the reg entry:

1. Open Regedit

2. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

3. Change DWORD Value Start_AdminToolsRoot from 0 to 1

4. Log off and on to see changes

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22 Jan 2009   #2
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello limneos.


Good find; though it's in both Vista and Windows 7.......Sorry!

One day I may learn to use the registry as you do; I keep working on it.

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Later Ted


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22 Jan 2009   #3

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

damn I'm such a noob!

I thought I was on to something here

Good to know , though.
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22 Jan 2009   #4

windows 7 6.1 build 7068x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Hello limneos.


Good find; though it's in both Vista and Windows 7.......Sorry!

One day I may learn to use the registry as you do; I keep working on it.

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Later Ted
Darn you beat me to it..You can just go and right click on start bar and choose properties..then choose the start menu..Then choose customize
than scroll down to the bottom and check mark the administrative tools option..Click ok and than choose apply on the next screen...
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22 Jan 2009   #5

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Yup, found it too later....I did check at first to see if it was there, but I missed it, so I thought it was a secret revealed.
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22 Jan 2009   #6
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by limneos View Post
damn I'm such a noob!

I thought I was on to something here

Good to know , though.

You a noob; I don't think so, I should be such a noob!...







Later Ted
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22 Jan 2009   #7

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

No I doubt that too...

btw, speaking of noobity , how do these labels under our names change?

I mean the "SevenPro" etc, cause I have made more posts here and got more rep than in Vista forums , but I still remain "skilled" here, but I'm "power user" in Vistax64 forums...

I want me purple here too !
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22 Jan 2009   #8
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello limneos.


Unless someone is advanced (promoted) by z3r010, these are the guide lines.


Forum Rules - Vista Forums - Only with Seven in place of Vista.












Later Ted
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22 Jan 2009   #9

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Thanks! That ranking system I was looking for!
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22 Jan 2009   #10

Vista Ult 64bit - Windows 7 Ult 7264 64bit
 
 

Also was in XP too...
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