1.    29 Apr 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10 Pro

    Start menu shortcuts appearing in wrong place after renaming them

    Here's what happened: -

    1. I installed a program called "Acoustica CD Label Maker" and a shortcut with the same name appeared in the "A" section of the start menu, as expected.

    2. I renamed the shortcut to "CD Label Maker" and it moved to the "C" section, again, as expected.

    3. I renamed the shortcut back to "Acoustica CD Label Maker", but it remains in the "C" section.

    I've tried rebuilding the index via Indexing Options. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the program, but the shortcut always appears under "C", even though its name begins with the letter A.

    I've had this happen with a bunch of programs now. For instance, if I rename "Adobe Photoshop" to just "Photoshop", it remains in the "A" section of the start menu.

    Any idea how I can fix this so that shortcuts appear under the correct letters? Thanks.
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  2.    29 Apr 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 5,749
    Win 10 Pro (1607)

    Hi, you might find manipulating shortcuts in
    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu
    will help
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