HOW TO: Show All Items on the Start Menu or Favorites Menu

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This article applies to Windows 2000. Support for Windows 2000 ends on July 13, 2010. The Windows 2000 End-of-Support Solution Center is a starting point for planning your migration strategy from Windows 2000. For more information see the Microsoft Support Lifecycle Policy.
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This article applies to Windows 2000. Support for Windows 2000 ends on July 13, 2010. The Windows 2000 End-of-Support Solution Center is a starting point for planning your migration strategy from Windows 2000. For more information see the Microsoft Support Lifecycle Policy.
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SUMMARY
Personalized Menus organizes the Start menu (Programs and Favorites) or the Microsoft Internet Explorer Favorites menu to reflect how you use these menus. When Personalized Menus is turned on, Windows keeps track of which items you access from the Start menu or the Internet Explorer Favorites menu, hiding the items you have not accessed recently while keeping all of your items easily accessible. Personalized Menus is turned on by default. This article describes how to show all items on the Start menu or the Internet Explorer Favorites menu, or turn this feature off so you always see all the menu items.To show all items on the Start menu or the Internet Explorer Favorites menu, click ">>" at the bottom of the menu.

To turn off Personalized Menus, use one of the following methods.

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Start Menu (Programs and Favorites)

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Taskbar & Start Menu.
  2. On the General tab, click to clear the Use Personalized Menus check box, and then click OK.

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Internet Explorer Favorites Menu

  1. In Internet Explorer, on the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
  2. On the Advanced tab, click to clear the Enable Personalized Favorites Menu check box, and then click OK.
  3. Restart Internet Explorer.

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Start Menu (Programs and Favorites) and Internet Explorer Favorites Menu

  1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Accessories, point to Accessibility, and then click Accessibility Wizard.
  2. Click Next, and then click Next.
  3. Click to select the Disable personalized menus check box.
  4. Click Next, click Next, click Next, click Next, and then click Finish.
  5. Restart Internet Explorer.NOTE: When you use these steps, the Accessibility Wizard may display a "No changes have been made" error message. Even though you receive this message, the personalized menus are turned off.


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REFERENCES
For additional information about this issue, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
244930 Accessibility Wizard Does Not Recognize Single Change


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