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Xp start menu and pull downs

#1 Post by burns334 » Tue Feb 23, 2010 6:37 pm

On some machines, in the start menu, I see pull down arrows/carrots next to some items, "my recent documents" and "connect to" have them but control panel does not. I swear I have seen it on other machines. Can they be added somehow?

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Re: Xp start menu and pull downs

#2 Post by dsvochak » Tue Feb 23, 2010 7:33 pm

Control Panel->Appearance and Themes->Taskbar and Start Menu->Start menu Tab->Customize->Advanced Tab. Under “Control Panel” select “Display as a menu”.
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Re: Xp start menu and pull downs

#3 Post by burns334 » Tue Feb 23, 2010 7:46 pm

Will wonders never cease, never been that deep before, thanks

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Re: Xp start menu and pull downs

#4 Post by RealBlackStuff » Tue Feb 23, 2010 10:10 pm

A very useful MS add-on is Tweak UI for XP which lets you set numerous options.
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Re: Xp start menu and pull downs

#5 Post by Paul Pennington » Fri Feb 26, 2010 3:24 pm

Be careful if you install "Tweak UI". There's a good reason Microsoft doesn't support it: some of the changes it makes cannot be easily reversed, even if you un-install it. I'd recommend a complete hard drive image before installing it. (Well, actually I'd recommend steering clear of it entirely.)
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