Windows 10: Folders on Start Menu


  1. Posts : 92
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
       02 Sep 2015 #1

    Folders on Start Menu


    Hi,
    Last question on customizing Windows 10
    Settings > Personalization > Start > Choose which folder appear on Start
    I need to enable ONLY the following ones:

    File Explorer
    Settings
    Documents
    Downloads
    Personal Folder

    As usual via registry!
    In Windows 7 the key was:

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced]

    For example: "Start_ShowDownloads"=dword:00000001
    But in Windows 10 registry address is changed I think.
    Anyone knows the new address?
    Thanks in advance
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    02 Sep 2015 #2

    I think it's under LOCAL_MACHINE but don't quote me on that.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 92
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
    Thread Starter
       02 Sep 2015 #3

    Thousands of keys under HKLM
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    02 Sep 2015 #4

    omidsolo said: View Post
    Thousands of keys under HKLM
    I know...... Good luck.......
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  5. Posts : 92
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
    Thread Starter
       02 Sep 2015 #5

    Help please...
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  6. Posts : 51
    Windows 8.1 Pro & Windows 10 Pro
       02 Sep 2015 #6

    Go to each folder in Explorer. Right-click on the folder and select 'Pin to Start'. You can put them on the Task bar too.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  7. Posts : 92
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
    Thread Starter
       02 Sep 2015 #7

    Please read the question, need to do it via registry only!
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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