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  1. Joined : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.576
       06 Oct 2014 #1

    How to add Run to Start Menu


    Normally Winkey+R will open the run box but not when you are running in a VM under Oracle, so ...

    how do I add Run to the Win 10 Start Menu?


    Edit: Found that right click on Start Menu brings up dialog that Run is in.
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  2. Joined : Sep 2014
    Cheshire, UK
    Posts : 403
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
       06 Oct 2014 #2

    Ztruker said: View Post
    Normally Winkey+R will open the run box but not when you are running in a VM under Oracle, so ...

    how do I add Run to the Win 10 Start Menu?


    Edit: Found that right click on Start Menu brings up dialog that Run is in.
    I don't think i've used run in a long time, mainly because whenever I use command prompt, it's usually an elevated one and it's just easier to type command into search and right click run as admin, search has overtaken run for me.
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  3. Joined : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
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       06 Oct 2014 #3

    I normally have UAC completely turned off so the Run box is equivalent to the Elevated Command Prompt. Not doing that with Win 19 10 yet.

    The window that right click on Start Menu brings up has lots of useful stuff in it, including Run as Administrator.

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  4. Joined : Jul 2014
    San Jose, California
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       06 Oct 2014 #4

    Shortest way is type it in the search box then hit <ENTER>
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  5. Joined : Apr 2014
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       06 Oct 2014 #5

    topgundcp said: View Post
    Shortest way is type it in the search box then hit <ENTER>
    Doesn't work, takes me to Bing with run as the search term.

    If you mean cmd that's not what I'm interested in now.
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  6.    06 Oct 2014 #6

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  7.    06 Oct 2014 #7

    I don't know if it's a glitch or an oversight but you can literally Shift/Right Click just about anything in WTP and pin it to the Start Menu, Start List or Taskbar; even from in the System32 folder.
    Couldn't do that in Windows 8.1!

    This is the Bubbles.scr file:

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  8. Joined : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 679
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       06 Oct 2014 #8

    Once again, adding Classic shell does the trick.

    Classic Shell - Start menu and other Windows enhancements
    Last edited by AddRAM; 06 Oct 2014 at 23:06.
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  9.    06 Oct 2014 #9

    To find it from the search bar you need to type Run Windows then it will show up in a shorter list.
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  10. Joined : Jul 2014
    San Jose, California
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       06 Oct 2014 #10

    MikeHawthorne said: View Post
    To find it from the search bar you need to type Run Windows then it will show up in a shorter list.
    Good find Mike but just type Run. In addition, Right click on it then pin to start. Click and hold then drag it to the left.

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    EDIT: I missed Edwin's post. His is the best solution
    Last edited by topgundcp; 06 Oct 2014 at 23:53.
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