Many users are interested in getting rid of all the live tiles and Metro style apps from the Windows 10 Start Menu and resize it to a single column. That makes it look like the classic single column Start menu from previous versions of Windows like Windows 95 or Windows 2000. Today, we will see how it can be done.
To resize Windows 10 Start Menu to a single column, you need to do the following.
- Unpin every tile you have pinned on the right side of Start menu. Just right click each tile and pick the item "Unpin from Start" from its context menu.
- Once you do this for all tiles, your Start menu will look as follows:
Now click and drag the right edge of the remaining empty space to the left.
- You will get something like this:
Now adjust the height of the Start menu by dragging the top edge towards the bottom.
- Now, customize the items in the bottom left area of the Start menu as described in the article "How to customize the Start menu in Windows 10".