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Windows 7: Is there a way to get a big list of "All Programs"

18 Aug 2009   #1

Windows 7 RC 64bit
Is there a way to get a big list of "All Programs"

I know they removed the "classic startmenu" but the only thing I miss is the "All Programs" list. I hate having to click, then scroll, then click again. With all the new UI improvements you would think they would of realized to just open the folder on hover or allow a blow out list.

I do have it set to open on hover, but it doesnt work for the inside area. So far it's my only complaint about 7, the little hovers for multiple windows is awesome.

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18 Aug 2009   #2


No. You can try a 3rd party app, Vista Start Menu - it's nice enough.

You can also pin your favorite apps to the taskbar and the startmenu. This has been my compromise. Doesn't bring back "the old way", but it does reduce clickage.

You can also enable the old style Quick Launch.
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18 Aug 2009   #3


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18 Aug 2009   #4

XP / Windows 7 Pro RTM

I hate it too but there's a way to simulate the old style start menu. Here are some solutions.

Classic Start Menu - My Solution
" "Classic" menu option does not exist in Window" Yes it does, but MS denies it!
UNAWAVE - Windows 7 Classic Menu emulieren

edit: got beaten to the punch as I found the links
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