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Windows 7: How to highlight specific programs in the start menu?

05 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
How to highlight specific programs in the start menu?

Good morning,
I want to know how to highlight specific programs in the start menu (eg. when you install a new program). What values ​​do I need to change in the registry?
Thank you very much.

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05 May 2013   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Hi Emanuele and Welcome to the Forum
First off Don't touch the registry unless you know exactly what you are doing!. What do you mean "Highlight the program"?
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05 May 2013   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Emanuele,

The "Highlight newly installed programs" option in your Customize Start Menu settings can be turned on or off, but it can only be for all newly installed programs and not specific ones.

If you like you can pin and unpin any program you like to or from the Start Menu though for easy access.
Start Menu - Pin or Unpin a Program to
Hope this helps some for now, :)
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