The core feature addition of the new start menu is that live tiles can be displayed in it now on the right side. Luckily for those people, there is a solution. Now simply sign out, reboot your computer, or kill explorer. Those tiles will then be grouped into a folder. Good: Bad: Edit: It has been suggested that this is a duplicate of question.
We do, however, have a quick registry hack that can at least let you. To do so hold down Shift and Ctrl, right-click on the Windows taskbar, and select the option from the context menu. Among best new features — which — the triumphant return of the Start Menu is unquestionably ranked near the top. But if you are a rather hardcore Windows 7 fan, you can try the Classic Shell I will be discussing next. As with some other desktop configuration changes—like display scaling—this change requires you to sign out and sign back in before the change takes effect. Windows 10 goes to great lengths to fix all that.
My office 2016 and a few other programs where not part of my start menu since Installed them, I think Excel might have miraculously found its way, but nothing else. You can then add other tiles to the folder by dragging them on top of the folder. While the customization options are useful, it needs to be noted that the Windows 10 Preview does not ship with options to reset the layout or restore it. You , but rather than being a new interface intended to bridge the gap between tablets, i. Add User Before making any changes to the Registry keys and values, a user needs to have complete access. But there exists another way by which both the Windows start menu and the taskbar can be made translucent. However, The process is simple and barely takes any time.
The published two methods to reset or backup the start menu layout in Windows 10. If you have any questions or comments you would like to contribute, please leave your feedback in our discussion forum. Is there any way to get the old one back? It's the Windows icon in the bottom left corner. Click the arrow above the folder to collapse it again. Here you can choose to include or exclude folders from your favorites and separate them using a separator wherever you like. For most users, this will be enough.
And the best part is, these changes can be easily reverted back by a change in the key value or, in worst cases, by restoring the backup file. This article has also been viewed 27,862 times. The task bar will be transformed instantly. To maintain a sleek and custom feel to your Start menu, you can adjust the tile size on the app tiles. If you want the full-screen Start experience on Windows 10 desktop mode, you have to enable it in the settings.
While you can still give it a try, you may be interested in a free software solution to back up and restore the start menu layout. How to pin an application to the Start Menu in Windows 10 If you want an application to appear in your Start Menu, you can easily pin it from anywhere on your computer. As I currently understand it, which Start experience you receive in Windows 10 will depend on a number of factors. You can add stuff to that space. With Windows 10, for users who liked the classic Start Menu and those who love the Start Screen. Starting with , there is an option in the settings app to disable the app list Hide app list in Start menu: Now the list is gone: So you have to install at least the Windows 10 Creators Update or newer v1703 - Build 15063 to get this option to hide the list. Update: The method below may not work properly anymore in newer versions of Windows 10.
When you resize horizontally, you can increase the Start menu by one full column of icon groups at a time—up to four columns. Better yet, you can still access the Windows 10 Start Menu too if you need to. I am following Winaero Tweaker development closely since its very first version. How to add folders to the Start Menu in Windows 10 On the left side of the Start Menu not the side with the tiles you can add certain Windows 10 folders to show up there, making it quicker to access them. Proof: The tweaker app was released on August 3, 2018.
Control How Your App Lists Appear on the Start Menu By default, your Start menu displays several of your recently installed, most used, and suggested apps, followed by a list of all the apps installed on your system. It does exist in Windows 8. Last updated on 8 Feb, 2018. The new Start menu is a great compromise between the old style Windows 7 Start and the Windows 8 full-screen Start feature. And yes, you can do this by dragging items around individually on or to the Start menu, but rearranging via File Explorer is much quicker if you have a bunch of things you want to change.
In Tablet Mode, you can still access the Desktop folder through File Explorer on the Start menu. Make sure you replace YourUsername with the username of the logged in user, or change the path altogether. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. One of the changes of Windows 10 is a new start menu that Microsoft integrated into the operating system. But we will tell you how you can do it without any of those.
This article has also been viewed 27,862 times. Once the settings are applied, you can click on the Start Menu button and you will see the classic menu which you opted for. While installing the Classic Shell, you can choose to ignore the Classic Explorer and Internet Explorer. This can be useful if wish to look for some information on the default menu. I am willing to install third-party software to fix this, but I don't want to pay for a piece of software for something so simple. There is a way to get it back. On the same screen, you can change the icon of the Start Button.