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Change Start Menu

Dear Computer Lady, In previous versions of Windows I was able to organize my Start menu programs and shortcuts into folders that I created. However, in XP, when I open Windows Explorer/Start I do not see all the programs. Therefore, it seems impossible to organize. Do you know how I can change the folder settings […]

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Remove Recent Items

Dear Computer Lady, How do I remove the list of recent items from my Vista start menu? I don’t want to remove the whole, thing, just clear the list of items so it can start again fresh. Thanks, Ginger

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How To Alphabetize Start Menu

Dear Computer Lady, How can I alphabetize the items in my start menu rather than have them show in the order of addition? Vivian

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Return Icon To Start Menu

  Dear Computer Lady, I love your newsletter! I am a relatively new user and the computer sometimes boggles me. You recently answered a question about removing icons from the desktop.  I have another question relating to that.   I was lazy clicking on a game from the start menu, and accidentally dragged it onto […]

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Create Start Menu Folder

  Dear Computer Lady, How do I make a new folder in the All Programs list on the Start Menu.  You mentioned in your newsletter that you kept all your games shortcuts in a Games folder, which I thought was a good idea, but couldn’t find a way to make a new folder. Thanks Linda

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Customize XP StartMenu

  Dear Computer Lady,  I liked on the old start menu that when you pointed to documents, there were short cuts to the most recently opened ones.  Is there any way to do that on the XP start menu? Deb 

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