Windows 10: This Is the New Win 10 Start Menu Launching with Anniversary Update

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  1. Posts : 241
    Win 10 Pro Build 1703 15063.332
       11 Jul 2016 #121

    CountMike said: View Post
    I also have links for all desktop programs in folders on the desktop just in case I find myself there. Just an old habit.
    So have I. It has saved my bacon a few times when the start menu has gone on the blink. And to be honest, I have always found it very useful to have desktop shortcuts available.

    Mine are : Settings/ Control Panel/ Command Prompt/ This PC/ Notepad/IE11/Edge/Chrome/Office items
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    Windows 10 Professional
       11 Jul 2016 #122

    Night Hawk said: View Post
    Even with Start10 the Settings and a few other things are set off to the side not pinned above the AllApps as you have it there. You can still pin a most to the Start menu where they will appear in that type of order however.
    Yeah, but I want MS to offer the options!!!
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    Windows 10 Professional
       11 Jul 2016 #123

    CountMike said: View Post
    You would need to turn monitor 90 degrees to vertical position.
    Sorry, it would be scrollable!

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  4.    11 Jul 2016 #124

    Edwin said: View Post
    Yeah, but I want MS to offer the options!!!
    I have to agree. Having the option from MS would be better than having to use a third party tool each and every time.
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  5.    11 Jul 2016 #125

    I don't use tiles and likely never will, and my Win10 start menu is one-column wide--just the way I like it. I run most everything from desktop shortcut icons which I honestly think are so much nicer looking than those garish square tiles that Microsoft for some unfathomable reason thought were an "improvement"....;) Saints be praised that in Windows 10 Microsoft once again puts us in control of our GUI and lets the user do it his or her way--with or without tiles!...;) (I suppose we can be grateful for the serious mistakes leading to Windows 8/.1, because without them we'd not have seen a free Win10 upgrade...!)

    I still marvel at Microsoft's ability to forget its head when it isn't glued on, though--even now. Fresh off Windows 7, by far the most popular, best-selling OS Microsoft had ever launched up to that point in time--how did the company conclude that the original Windows 8 was the way to go? It adds new meaning to the phrase "throwing out the baby with the bathwater"...;) Delighted that all of Microsoft's tiresome having to relearn its customer base is behind us...!
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  6.    11 Jul 2016 #126

    Tiles are really like Icons and you use those on your android and i phones all the time (or if you have ever used anything with a dock such as a mac computer) so i don't really don't understand the "anti-tile" thing i see here...I have used docks, so to me, the tiles in the start menu are just like using a dock and i am fine with it...

    I didn't like the metro set up on windows 8, but having tiles on a "start" style menu as we have in windows 10, i find, is very pleasant to use...
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  7.    11 Jul 2016 #127

    Craig said: View Post
    I didn't like the metro set up on windows 8, but having tiles on a "start" style menu as we have in windows 10, i find, is very pleasant to use...
    I much prefer an arrangement I can organize exactly the way I want it.
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  8.    11 Jul 2016 #128

    CountMike said: View Post
    I also have links for all desktop programs in folders on the desktop just in case I find myself there. Just an old habit.


    CountMike, with all due respect, what is a desktop program? I don't think that I have ever heard that term before.
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       11 Jul 2016 #129

    Rocky said: View Post
    CountMike, with all due respect, what is a desktop program? I don't think that I have ever heard that term before.
    If you ever used Windows 8 you'd have heard it all the time!
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  10.    11 Jul 2016 #130

    Rocky said: View Post
    CountMike, with all due respect, what is a desktop program? I don't think that I have ever heard that term before.
    The ones running in desktop environment to be differentiated from APPs that work different way in different environment.
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