1. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 63
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       15 Oct 2015 #1

    How do I get recent docs when pinned to start?


    I'm an oldschool start menu kind of person, and not quite so keen on the new start menu yet. I'm willing to give it a chance as it's the future of windows.

    There are some parts copied over from xp / win7 and other parts not. What I used most out of the start menu before was from the pinned (old style pinned at top) or recent programs that have the little arrow with the recent docs that had been opened by that program.

    It's such a brilliant time saving way to re-open files that have been worked on.

    My windows 10 was an upgrade from windows7 professional. It's kept some of these under the most used, like word, acrobat, etc. but not others I used often, like excel or epson scanner. And since upgrading to windows 10, I have used these two more than any other program (or "app"). They don't move into the "most used" - why not?

    And how can I pin apps into the start so that it has the recent docs option arrow. Pinning it only adds to the tile section and no option to see recent docs opened.

    Frustratingly, word and acrobat still have the recent docs in the most used section. So the function is there, just no way to make windows 10 do what the last 20 years of windows done with ease.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 63
    windows10
       16 Oct 2015 #2

    It's jump list I am looking for when programs are pinned to the start menu. how do you do this as even the reg hack doesn't work.
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  3.    16 Oct 2015 #3

    vexorg said: View Post
    It's jump list I am looking for when programs are pinned to the start menu. how do you do this as even the reg hack doesn't work.
    Right clicking on almost all elements has been vastly improved in Build 10565.

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  4. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 63
    windows10
       16 Oct 2015 #4

    Where do I find the build number in windows10?

    Right click on any tile and it only gives me:
    - unpin form start
    - resize
    - pin to taskbar
    - uninstall
    - run as admin
    - open file location

    Not too happy about having uninstall in there, to easy to click by mistake
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  5.    16 Oct 2015 #5

    vexorg said: View Post
    Where do I find the build number in windows10?

    Right click on any tile and it only gives me:
    - unpin form start
    - resize
    - pin to taskbar
    - uninstall
    - run as admin
    - open file location

    Not too happy about having uninstall in there, to easy to click by mistake
    Click Start and type winver for Build version.

    You should get 'are you sure you want to uninstall this program' warning.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 63
    windows10
       16 Oct 2015 #6

    Build 10240, does it not update itself each week like other windows would have done.
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  7. Joined : Jul 2015
    Eastbourne East Sussex UK
    Posts : 2,445
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.693
       16 Oct 2015 #7

    Build 10565 how soon before I can use it.
    Is this the one under test now
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  8. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 63
    windows10
       17 Oct 2015 #8

    Is 10240 the latest build or not?
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  9.    17 Oct 2015 #9

    vexorg said: View Post
    Is 10240 the latest build or not?
    10240 is the latest 'Release' Build, 10565 is the latest Insider Preview.
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