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Windows 7: Win 7 start menu question.

18 Jul 2015   #1

windows 7 ultimate x64
Win 7 start menu question.

Can anyone tell me what makes win7 decide to attach the number 2 in parentheses to a start menu item - that part of the menu above the windows orb that lists the program recently and frequently used?

Doesn't hurt anything but it annoys me.


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18 Jul 2015   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

You must have a shortcut or something with that in it. Never seen it myself.
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18 Jul 2015   #3
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It normally means there are two of the .exe, as a way to alert you and differentiate. You only need one.
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