1.    08 Jun 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Posts : 13
    Win 10 Home

    Only List on Start Menu, Not Icons

    I want my Start Menu to show only a list of programs/files/folders, like this:
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    but when I choose "Pin to Start" I get big, obnoxious icons which cause the Start Menu to expand much too far over the desktop, like this:
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    How can I cause additions to the Start Menu to be only the list with the tiny thumbnail icon on the left, as in the first image above, never the big icons that make the Start Menu too big?
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  2.    08 Jun 2016 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 7,161


    You must be on an older Build, the later Builds are showing more the way you want:

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  3.    08 Jun 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Posts : 13
    Win 10 Home

    Well, I just installed Win10 a couple of weeks ago, and this is what came with it. How do I upgrade to a later build?
    This is the page I found for upgrading to a new build . . if you know a better Microsoft page let me know!
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  4.    09 Jun 2016 #4
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 3,824
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.105

    Start here: Join the Windows Insider Program and you'll be able to opt-in to receive preview builds and give us feedback on our latest work.

    Note that this is not meant to be used on your primary PC though many people do. I have the latest 14352.1002 build on a Oracle VM and my Toshiba Laptop. Still using TH2 10586.318 on my primary PC.

    The next major update is coming out around July 28/29 from what I've read. You may want to wait until then to do this.

    You can look at and play with it in a Virtual Machine (VM) under Oracle or VMWare running on your primary computer.
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  5.    11 Jun 2016 #5
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 15
    Windows 10

    A free program called "Classic Shell" will let you have your start menu as you want it.
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