Find all your apps and programs

Looking for a long-lost app or program? The Start menu is the place to, well, start. Select the Start

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button, and then scroll through the alphabetical list on the left.

To limit scrolling, jump to a specific part of the list. Select any letter in the alphabetical list, and then choose the letter that the name of the app begins with.

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If you still can’t find what you’re looking for, do a quick search for it. In the search box on the taskbar, type the name of the app or program, or press the Windows logo

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key on your keyboard and start typing.

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Article ID: 17161 - Last Review: Sep 7, 2016 - Revision: 12

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