Windows 10: How to add icons to the left of Start Menu?

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  1.    17 Dec 2015 #1

    How to add icons to the left of Start Menu?


    Just got Windows 10 a few hours ago. I don't see how you pin icons for programs to the LEFT side of the start menu. I can pin things to the right side, but I don't want those tiles.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
       17 Dec 2015 #2

    Hello Jagwar, :)

    The tutorial below may be able to help with this.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    17 Dec 2015 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Jagwar, :)

    The tutorial below may be able to help with this.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html
    Not sure if that's what I want, since it mentions "apps" which I don't even care about adding to start menu. Just programs
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  4.    17 Dec 2015 #4

    Jagwar said: View Post
    Not sure if that's what I want, since it mentions "apps" which I don't even care about adding to start menu. Just programs
    All of the programs/apps you have installed should appear within the all apps section of the start menu.
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  5.    17 Dec 2015 #5

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    All of the programs/apps you have installed should appear within the all apps section of the start menu.
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    I have programs installed and it's empty.
    This was a 8.1>10 upgrade btw
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  6.    17 Dec 2015 #6

    @ Jagwar:
    On the 'front' menu, the only thing you have is the 'Most used' list and,
    the list below it, which can be customized by changing the 'target' of the shortcut.
    (I'll find out if our esteemed Mr Brink has a tutorial on that!) :)

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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
       17 Dec 2015 #7

    Edwin said: View Post
    @ Jagwar:
    On the 'front' menu, the only thing you have is the 'Most used' list and,
    the list below it, which can be customized by changing the 'target' of the shortcut.
    (I'll find out if our esteemed Mr Brink has a tutorial on that!) :)
    Yep.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html
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  •    17 Dec 2015 #8

    This new start menu sure is different than the Windows 7 one... still trying to understand it completely.
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 16299.192
       17 Dec 2015 #9

    Simple fix, install Classic Shell and you have a Windows 7 like start menu back.
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  •    17 Dec 2015 #10

    Ztruker said: View Post
    Simple fix, install Classic Shell and you have a Windows 7 like start menu back.
    Was looking forward to not having a 3rd party program for my start menu as they can "break" and simply aren't as bug-free as Microsoft software. But I did go ahead and install it. Do you know if you can remove some of the links on the right? (like "Networks and connections")
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