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Windows 7: Add custom menu to Start > Programs menu

01 Apr 2013   #1
bawldiggle

XP Pro (x86) | 7 HP (x86) & (x64) | 7 Pro (x64)
 
 
Add custom menu to Start > Programs menu

How do I add a folder/menu to the "Programs" menu

In WinXP I could do it with my eyes shut in "C:\Docs and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs"
When I attempt to do the same in Win7 64bit "C:\Users\All Users\Start Menu" is a link -- "access denied"

Image is my old XP structure
Add custom menu to Start > Programs menu-start-programs-1apr2013.png

I am using Classic Shell Start (Sourceforge) -- just to annoy the younger players

Will appreciate any help,




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01 Apr 2013   #2
Northernsoul55

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Hi,

If I read you correctly you can navigate to:

C:\Users\"Computer name"\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs

Create a new folder in the folder named Programs and it will appear in Start> All programs

See ive created a folder called "Boo" and my "computer name" is scotty:

Add custom menu to Start > Programs menu-boo.png

Note   Note
AppData maybe hidden, if so go to control panel, icons view and locate Folder Options. Once opened
click the view tab and click Show hidden files,folders, or drives.


Hope this helps?

P.S. Do you like Batman TAS?

Cheers

Dave


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10 Jun 2013   #3
bawldiggle

XP Pro (x86) | 7 HP (x86) & (x64) | 7 Pro (x64)
 
 

Thank you "Northernsoul55"
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11 Jun 2013   #4
Northernsoul55

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Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Glad to have helped
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