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Windows 7: Stop sort by name in start menu?

14 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 64bit
Stop sort by name in start menu?

I just noticed in my start menu -> all programs I can move items around. But when I reboot they're all reset back to alphabetical. Anyone know how to stop that resort and make it stick?

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14 Jan 2010   #2

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64

Hello Ken,

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Try Rt. click Start button/properties/customize. Uncheck 'Sort all programs menu by name'. See if that helps.

Start Menu - Customize

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14 Jan 2010   #3

Windows 7 64bit

It was working, now its not. Sometimes it keeps the correct order between reboots, sometimes it resets the order by name. I always have that Sort all Programs by menu name checkbox off in Customize.

I'm lost.
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30 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
Stop sort by name in start menu?

Same here anybody see this also?? Happens in vista too. My list stays the way I wanted for less than a week, and then goes right back to the alphabetical order, eveb though that option is checked off and applied.
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30 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ulti. x64

Have you tried saving your theme after making changes?
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