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Windows 7: Stop a program appearing in shortcuts in start menu

20 Oct 2009   #1
DeWire

Windows 7
 
 
Stop a program appearing in shortcuts in start menu

Hi lads,

Just wonderin if there's anything i can do to stop a certain program appearing in the shortcut menu when you click on start.

All help would be appreciated .

Thanks,
Dave


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20 Oct 2009   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

do you want to delete a shortcut in your start-menu?

Startup Programs - Change

right-click and delete

or do you mean the most commonly used progs on the left-hand side?

right-click and 'remove from this list'

learn to use right-click - it's very useful in a lot of places...
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20 Oct 2009   #3
Antman

 

The old way does not work. No current reference to a new way.

Customize the Start menu

The old way

Locate the following registry key:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\ where ‘program’ is the name of the executable you do not want to appear on the list.


Click Edit, point to New, and select String Value.

Type NoStartPage for the value name.
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20 Oct 2009   #4
DeWire

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
learn to use right-click - it's very useful in a lot of places...
Thanks for the reply, but i appreciate it if people dont take me as an idiot. I dont think im that stupid, i know how to remove it temporarily, but im talking about doing it permanently.

Antman, thats for the info.

Dave

EDIT: Mickey, no offence was meant by my comment above.
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20 Oct 2009   #5
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

it's ok DeWire, i didn't mean to treat you like an idiot - i just don't know how much you do know, but now i do know that you do know something.
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20 Oct 2009   #6
Antman

 

You could use a sledgehammer and set the "Show Recent" value to 0, killing them all.

Another hammer - replace the Start Menu
CSMenu Official Site
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