Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Remove program items from start menu

16 Jul 2015   #1

Windows 7 32
Remove program items from start menu

Hi when I click on start the window shows all recently used apps with large icons. The problem is I want it to stop adding them. It's ok if I add them. But I have to remove each one inorder to get to one I want.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jul 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Right click the ones you want and "Pin to Start Menu".
You can also right click Start Menu icon and properties - customize - Number of recent programs to display: set to 0 (if you don't want any), doesn't affect the pinned ones
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Remove program items from start menu

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Add/Remove Default Start Menu Items
I'm preparing a Windows 7 image for deployment, and there are a number of items I'd like to change on the Start Menu and Taskbar. Unfortunately, however, these are not items convered under the Tarkbar and Start Menu Properties box. An out of the box Win 7 installation will have a number of...
Unable to remove from Start Menu list, the last installed program
Hello, This has been a continuing problem, but of low enough importance that I have waited until now to get some advice. If I install a program it automatically put a startup icon in the start menu. Not pinned in. When I hit remove from list, nothing happens. Eventually, and I can't say how...
General Discussion
Remove items from Start Menu
I am trying to remove everything from my Start Menu shutdown menu. It currently has Shut Down as the main button, then the arrow shows Switch User, Log off, and Lock all greyed out, and Restart, Sleep and Hibernate Enabled. I have tried looking, but found no way. I am trying to...
remove start menu items for new user acc
Hi Guys Ive set up a new user acc but need to remove some of the programs in the start menu on this acc.The problem is i cant access the start menu folder under users it says its not accessible and also alot of the folders in the users section are marked as shortcuts is this normal....
Unable to remove items from the start Menu
Previously I was able to remove an item from the start menu but today for some reason it stopped being able to do that. It does it for any program. I have tried rebooting, turning off and letting it sit. Nada. Anyone got any useful insight? This is the one trouble I have had so far...
Performance & Maintenance

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:23.
Twitter Facebook Google+