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How to Add Desktop and Start Menu Folder to the Start Menu

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SUMMARY
This article describes how to add shortcuts to the contents of the desktopand a Windows Explorer view of the Start menu to the Start menu.
MORE INFORMATION
To add a shortcut to the contents of the desktop to the Start menu, followthese steps:
  1. Use the right mouse button to click the Start button, and then click Explore on the menu that appears.
  2. In the All Folders pane, click Start Menu.
  3. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Shortcut.
  4. Type the following line in the Command Line box, and then click Next:
    c:\windows\desktop
  5. Click Finish.
  6. Close Windows Explorer.
To add a shortcut to a Windows Explorer view of the Start menu to the Startmenu, follow these steps:
  1. Use the right mouse button to click the Start button, and then click Explore on the menu that appears.
  2. Drag the Start Menu folder to the Start button.
  3. Close Windows Explorer.
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Article ID: 141213 - Last Review: 11/15/2006 15:27:29 - Revision: 1.1

  • Microsoft Windows 95
  • KB141213
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