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Windows 7: Start menu

18 Apr 2010   #1
Rauno

Windows 7
 
 
Start menu

I hope its the right place to post it in

When i run a program or something, then it sticks or smthing into the start menu. And when i remove it, then theres just a white area.

heres a screenshot of it: http://www.upload.ee/image/530018/starmenu.png


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18 Apr 2010   #2
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

That's the recent programs you've opened. You have a couple of choices in that area. You can either pin items to the start menu (they end up on top) and/or you can show recently opened items there. If you don't want to show any items there, you need to disable showing recently used items.

Right Click Taskbar > Properties > Start Menu Tab > Uncheck Store & Display Boxes

To pin an item to the start menu:
Right Click Shortcut/Item > Pin Item to Start Menu
OR
Drag to Start Button, Wait for Start Menu to pop up.
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18 Apr 2010   #3
Rauno

Windows 7
 
 

But how do i get rid of that white area?
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18 Apr 2010   #4
OppfinnarJocke

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rauno View Post
But how do i get rid of that white area?
You can customize the start menu, Start Menu - Customize. Try setting the number of programs to show to zero (or some small number)
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