LKBEN10843: How to add an application permanently to the start menu


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

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Symptom

You need to add an application to the start menu.

Cause

You want to add a specific application permanently to the start menu.

Solution

Windows is providing the entrys of the start menu based on the frequency of utilization. Therefore the order of the programs is changing often.

To be sure that a specific program is in the list, just rightclick on the desired application and select "Pin to start menu" from the properties. Now the program is permantly fixed to the start menu. To release the application just rightclick and select "Unpin from start menu" for the properties.

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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