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  1.    07 Feb 2016 #1
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    Win10 Start Menu cascading menus


    Is it possible to have the cascading menus with Win 10 as were in Win7?

    You put your mouse over a folder and it opens up, I can't find out how to do this with 10.


    Many thanks
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  2.    07 Feb 2016 #2
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    No you can't with windows 10 native start screen

    Use somethin like classic shell menu if you wanna the same as win 7

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  3.    07 Feb 2016 #3
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    OK Thanks


    Worth a try

    I loved this feature, like so many other things in Win7 that Windows got rid of for no practical reason.
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  4.    07 Feb 2016 #4
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    You could activate the taskbars built in Desktop Toolbar and get the same effect.
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  5.    07 Feb 2016 #5
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    The taskbar toolbar can't combine the two programs folder - there are two - one for All Users and one per user account where the Start menu shortcuts go.
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  6.    07 Feb 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by xpclient View Post
    The taskbar toolbar can't combine the two programs folder - there are two - one for All Users and one per user account where the Start menu shortcuts go.
    Are you talking about shell:appsfolder(use run dialog)
    You can create a toolbar for that too.
    And get all this in a cascading menu:
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  7.    07 Feb 2016 #7
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    Addition to the above, you can copy all onto the desktop, which creates shortcuts only. Then delete the shortcuts you don't need. Place the rest in a folder on the desktop and the desktop toolbar will cascade them out. Easy peasy!
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  8.    07 Feb 2016 #8
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    jj


    Thanks for the info.

    I do use the Toolbar to access Documents, but it was so much easier with Win7 using the start menu.

    I use Classic Shell, which is very good, but then you lose the WIn10 Start menu options.


    Thanks anyway
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  9.    08 Feb 2016 #9
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    Yo ustill can use both of them

    I have classic shell menu with left mouse button and windows 10 native one set with middle mouse button

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  10.    08 Feb 2016 #10
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    Ahhh ... clever!
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