If you have many programs installed, it can be a pain to find the one you want in the Start / All Programs
To make it easier, you can organize them into subfolders and "pin" your most used programs to the top section of the Start Menu
, so they'll always appear there.
To "pin" a program to the top section, just click Start / All Programs
and drag the program you want into the top section on the Start Menu
This creates a shortcut there, and does not remove the shortcut from the All Programs
To organize programs into subfolders, do the following:
Right click the Start
button and select Explore All Users
Windows Explorer will open with the Start Menu
folder highlighted in the left pane.
Click the Programs
In the right pane, you'll see folders that represent submenus and shortcuts to programs.
Make new submenus by right clicking in an empty space in the right pane, and selecting New / Folder
Name the new folder whatever you want the new submenu to be named (for example, Graphics Programs).
Then drag the programs you want into the submenu (for example, you might drag Adobe Photoshop, CorelDraw, and PhotoPaint, into the new "Graphics" folder).
Now when you open the All Programs
menu, you'll have submenus with your similar programs organized in them, making it easier to find the programs you need, and making your All Programs
Edited by tg1911, 24 August 2005 - 07:37 PM.