1.    27 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 66
    Windows 10

    Sizing Start Menu


    Have just updated to W 10 and have removed all the tiles.When I try to shrink the menu horizontally to just show the menu list it refuses.to shrink.Please tell me what I am doing wrong.
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  2.    27 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 28
    win 10 pro 32

    Friend, don't waste your time with the 10 menu, it sucks even worse than 7 and 8. Download Classic Shell and get back to sanity. If you are like me, you will appreciate it sooo much it will even be worth a donation.
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  3.    27 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Wolves, England
    Posts : 1,634
    W7 Pro x64 | W10 IP x64 | Linux Mint VM
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  4.    28 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 66
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by DUFFER View Post
    Friend, don't waste your time with the 10 menu, it sucks even worse than 7 and 8. Download Classic Shell and get back to sanity. If you are like me, you will appreciate it sooo much it will even be worth a donation.
    Taken your advice and downloaded Classic Shell,solved all my problems thank you.
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  5.    28 Aug 2015 #5
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    San Antonio, TX
    Posts : 2,344
    MS Windows 10 Pro - Perm Activation of 10585

    Originally Posted by DUFFER
    Friend, don't waste your time with the 10 menu, it sucks even worse than 7 and 8. Download Classic Shell and get back to sanity. If you are like me, you will appreciate it sooo much it will even be worth a donation.
    Quote Originally Posted by willden View Post
    Taken your advice and downloaded Classic Shell,solved all my problems thank you.
    I am messing with the new Win 10 menu, and like some of it, but may go back to the old Classic Shell - as it always worked for me.
    Thanks to all who post help info here. All be safe. Cliff M.
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  6.    28 Aug 2015 #6
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 28
    win 10 pro 32

    Classic Shell


    willden:
    Glad I could help. If you find the black themed taskbar hard to read, its colour can also be changed to a more civilized colour by Classic Shell. I have been with windows since the 286 and XT Turbo but have never meekly accepted what MS thinks I should want. It may take time but if you are pig headed enought, you can get a system that you are happy with. Now if only I can get rid of the damn task bar popups life will be good. Best of luck. (old) DUFFER.
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  7.    29 Aug 2015 #7
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 1,893
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    You can use both menus. Setup Classic Shell to open when you hover the mouse on the Start button and open the W10 Start Menu when you click on the start button - or you can set other options.

    See the discussion I started at How to Configure the Start Menu
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