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Windows 7: Start Menu Exclusions

28 Apr 2011   #1
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 
Start Menu Exclusions

Is it possible to exclude specific programs from appearing in the list on the first window of the Start Menu? I'm not talking about the pinned items section, but the one below that for frequently used programs.


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28 Apr 2011   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

right-click and 'remove from this list'?

...or do they come back?

sorry if it's really obvious...
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28 Apr 2011   #3
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

No problem deleting them, but they come back again the next time that I open the program.
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28 Apr 2011   #4
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

You can right click on the Start orb, then click properties and uncheck the box "Store and display recently opened programs...." under "Privacy". But you cant pick and choose so best thing is to uncheck that box then pin the programs you actually want to the start menu.
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28 Apr 2011   #5
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Thanks, but I was aware of that. Perhaps that is what I will do...not sure.
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28 Apr 2011   #6
Ivo

Windows 7 Home 64, Vista Ultimate 64
 
 

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28 Apr 2011   #7
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Thanks, but that article is for XP rather than Windows 7. It might work on this also, but the fact that it stated that it was not for my OS prevents me from experimenting with it.
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