Windows 10: How to expand/contract start menu

  1.    14 Dec 2015 #1

    How to expand/contract start menu

    Hi all. I was able to expand/contract the width and height of the statmenu. Now only height is expandable. I do NOT want full screen. The expand arrows show when I put cursor on right edge but am not able to "pull" edge to right to expand the size.

    Did the recent "major upgrade" thing deactivate this feature?

    thanks for any help you can offer
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  2.    14 Dec 2015 #2


    Did the recent "major upgrade" thing deactivate this feature?
    Going from what I saw so far I'd say yes. I noticed the update had removed all apps' icons I'd pinned to start.
    I can still stretch it vertically but not horizontally.

    If you want to change it back to what it was before, right click the app and select "Pin to Start".
    The more apps you put on there the bigger that pane will grow and you can resize the icons on there.
    Can't I remember ever being able to use the mouse the stretch the start menu though.

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