Windows 10: Start menu shortcuts appearing in wrong place after renaming them

  1.    29 Apr 2016 #1

    Start menu shortcuts appearing in wrong place after renaming them


    Here's what happened: -

    1. I installed a program called "Acoustica CD Label Maker" and a shortcut with the same name appeared in the "A" section of the start menu, as expected.

    2. I renamed the shortcut to "CD Label Maker" and it moved to the "C" section, again, as expected.

    3. I renamed the shortcut back to "Acoustica CD Label Maker", but it remains in the "C" section.

    I've tried rebuilding the index via Indexing Options. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the program, but the shortcut always appears under "C", even though its name begins with the letter A.

    I've had this happen with a bunch of programs now. For instance, if I rename "Adobe Photoshop" to just "Photoshop", it remains in the "A" section of the start menu.

    Any idea how I can fix this so that shortcuts appear under the correct letters? Thanks.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    29 Apr 2016 #2

    Hi, you might find manipulating shortcuts in
    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu
    will help
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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