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Enable New Start Menu in Windows 10 Build 20161

Enable New Start Menu in Windows 10 Build 20161

How to enable the new Start Menu in Windows 10 Build 20161

A few days ago Microsoft released a new Dev build (formerly Fast Ring) to Insiders. Microsoft has introduced a new Start menu in this build, which is notable for new color schemes and a refined look of tiles. However, due to the A/B testing Microsoft is performing, not every Insider has received the new Start menu. We today will look how to force enable it, even if you do not have the new menu out of the box.

Microsoft May Drop Live Tile Support for Windows 10 Start Menu

Microsoft May Drop Live Tile Support for Windows 10 Start Menu

Windows 10 comes with a completely reworked Start menu, which combines Live Tiles introduced in Windows 8 with classic app shortcuts. With the modern Start Menu you can arrange your pinned tiles into groups and name them according to your preferences. A new report reveals that Microsoft may go into the future leaving Live Tiles in the past.

Add Web Site to All Apps in Start Menu in Windows 10

Add Web Site to All Apps in Start Menu in Windows 10

How to Add a Web Site to All Apps in the Start Menu in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a completely reworked Start menu, which combines Live Tiles introduced in Windows 8 with classic app shortcuts. It has an adaptive design and can be used on displays with various sizes and resolutions. In this article, we'll see how to add any web site to the All Apps area of the Start menu, where most of the app shortcuts are stored. This works even for web sites which do not provide Progressive Web Apps.

Disable Start Menu Auto Expand On Mouse Over in Windows 10

Disable Start Menu Auto Expand On Mouse Over in Windows 10

How to Disable Start Menu Auto Expand On Mouse Over in Windows 10

Starting in Windows 10 version 1909, Microsoft made a change to the Start menu. When you hover over the left pane with the mouse pointer, automatically expands itself, revealing the text labels for its items. Personally, I welcome this change and find it useful, but some users do not share my point of view and would like to restore the behavior that previous Windows 10 versions had.

Hide Common Program Groups from Start Menu in Windows 10

Hide Common Program Groups from Start Menu in Windows 10

How to hide Common Program Groups from Start Menu in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a completely reworked Start menu, which combines Live Tiles introduced in Windows 8 with classic app shortcuts. It has an adaptive design and can be used on displays with various sizes and resolutions. In this article, we will review how to exclude folders and shortcuts from the All Users profile, known as 'Common Program Groups' from the Start Menu in Windows 10.