Customize Programs flyout 4 XP?

AllWeatherGal

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I searched, really I did! Saw lots of cool tips (thanks Perris) that are beyond my needs right now.

My situation: Start > Programs > a mess
My desire: Start > Programs > logical groupings for applications.

I seem to remember in Win98 being able to create folders for the Programs flyout menu.

It had to do with left-clicking Start, opening the folder, creating other folders, dragging .exe files into it and so on.

I'm reluctant to mess around because when I look at start > programs in the folder view I don't see nested folders and only a few applications.

Help? Advice. TIA
 

Dark Atheist

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they are prob all hidden as they are not in use, like win2k used to do, is there a little black arrow on the bottom of the menu
 

Admiral Michael

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Well Windows stores the Start Menu in multiple places. Firstly there's a version in each user's folder:

C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\Start Menu\

and there is a common one located at:

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu

I personally move all entries from my user folder to the all users folder.
 

AllWeatherGal

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Thanks AM ... that's what I was looking for. *fingers crossed* that I didn't misplace an application and can never find it again, but everything is now neatly in the all users\start menu and my programs fly-out is manageable!!

Carpo, yeah, I had that ... what I wanted was to group my random applications into logical segments. :)
 

Kr0m

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I do the same thing....
 

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