New Start Menu Settings in Windows 2000

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This article describes the new Start Menu settings included in Windows 2000.
Windows 2000 has some new Start Menu features to make it more customizable. These features are described in the following list:
  • Display Administrative Tools: - This feature adds the Administrative Tools menu to the Programs menu. Default is on.

  • Display Favorites: This feature adds the Favorites menu to the Start menu. Default is off.

  • Display Logoff: This feature adds a logoff command to the Start menu. Default is off.

  • Expand Control Panel: This feature adds the contents of Control Panel under the Control Panel menu. Default is off.

  • Expand My Documents: This feature adds the contents of the My Documents folder under the My Documents menu. Default is off.

  • Expand Network and Dial-Up Networking Connections: This feature adds the contents of Network and Dial-Up Connections under the Network and Dial-Up Connections menu. Default is off.

  • Expand Printers: This feature add the contents of the Printers folder under the Printers menu. Default is off.

  • Scroll the Programs Menu: This feature changes the Programs menu to scroll the contents. Default is off.

  • Use Personlized Menus: This feature hides programs you have not used recently, and is located on the General tab. Default is on.
To change one of the settings mentioned earlier in this article, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Taskbar & Start Menu.
  2. On the Advanced tab, click to select or clear the setting you want to change, and then click OK.

Article ID: 233101 - Last Review: 10/21/2013 22:20:35 - Revision: 3.3

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