FAQ - Windows XP: Configuring Start Menu Favorite Icons

Problem:

How do I get my favorite program icons to stay on the top of the Start Menu and remain readily accessible.

Solution:

Windows XP users can quickly and easily set up the Start Menu so their favorite applications are always quickly accessible.

  1. Right-click the application from the Start Menu and select Pin To Start Menu.
  2. The application will now appear at the top of the Start Menu and remain readily accesible.
  3. Right-click the application and select Unpin From Start Menu to make room for new applications.

Note: You may also Left-Click and drag an icon to or from top portion of the Star Menu to Pin/Un-pin from the start menu.

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Category: Operating Systems     Platform: Windows XP
Document #: 533     Author: Echo Schneider    
Last Modified by: Joshua Moor on 07/31/2007