Adding a folder to the Windows 10 Start Menu

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  1. Compumind's Avatar
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    Windows 7 Pro, 10 Pro, Various Linux Builds, Internet Security
       1 Week Ago #11

    Just my two cents...

    I cannot accept the current Windows 10 Start Menu.
    Same feeling for Startdock Start 10 - no cascading flyout menus.

    Classic Shell is wonderfully flexible and can do all the things I need.
    I suggest using it. The program is great.

    If you wish to create a custom folder in Classic Shell, it's easy.

    Use the Classic with two columns Start Menu Style.

    Just create a folder on your desktop, rename it and drag the folder over to the Programs area on CS.
    It can then be re-positioned vertically or nested horizontally where you like it.


    Last edited by Compumind; 1 Week Ago at 18:26.
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  2.    1 Week Ago #12

    dalchina said: View Post
    I guess you mean to the tiled area. The discussion above refers to the left column of the start menu.
    I thought that may have been the situation, seems picky to me, just use File Explorer.
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  3. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18836
       1 Week Ago #13

    Hello @CJW,

    You can use the method in the tutorial below to add a folder to "All Apps" (left side) in your Start menu, but it won't show up unless you add a shortcut into the folder.

    Add or Remove Items for All Apps in Start menu in Windows 10 | Tutorials

    In addition:

    Add or Remove Folders on Start List in Windows 10 | Tutorials
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  4.    1 Week Ago #14

    * Places palm to forehead *
    I figured out what I was doing wrong. I was placing shortcuts to programs that did not need to be installed the traditional way, but ones that I just copied from my flash drive to a folder on the computer. Seems that only programs installed the traditional way can have shortcuts show-up in a folder that I create in . I hope that makes sense.
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