Will W-7 allow Start-Menu customization like W-XP?

jPaulB

Honorable Member
#1
Hi Folks,
I've accumulated quite a list of software in the START->ALL PROGRAMS selection. I would really like to group them all into four or five folders, and not have to look at so much.

Will W-7 allow this, and how can I do it?

Regards,
Paul
 


davehc

Essential Member
Premium Supporter
#2
My chosen way (I am a dedicated customiser!!!) is to do into
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs

and create folders in there, and then move individual items into each folder.

I run permanently as the Global Administrator, but as a user/Admin. you may also find you need to open

C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs

and copy (D= NOT Move!) some of the user items which do not exist in program data, over to there.

here is an example of how my start menu looks.
 


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