The Start Menu is the area that appears when users click on the Windows logo at the bottom left of the screen. The Start Menu also appears when users hit the Windows key on the keyboard. In addition to listing all the applications available on the computer the Start Menu can be customized to highlight frequently accessed folders and applications. It is also the place to go to lock or shutdown the device, or sign-out/switch users.
The Default Menu
Pinning items to the Start Menu
Programs and folders can be pinned as tiles to the Start Menu by following these instructions:
Adding a Program
Adding a Folder
Customizing the Start Menu’s Settings
- Click on the Start Menu and type: start.
- Click Start settings.
- Turn Show recently added apps off, and Show most used apps on.
- Click Choose which folders appear on Start.
- Add the folders you want, and remove the ones you don’t.
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