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Administrative Tools Folder Does Not Appear on the Start Menu After You Install a New Program

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This article was previously published under Q291732
After you install a new program that belongs in the Administrative Tools folder, the Administrative Tools folder does not appear in the Start menu.
To resolve this behavior, customize the Start menu:
  1. Right-click the Start button, and then click Properties.
  2. On the Start Menu tab, click Customize.
  3. On the Advanced tab, under Start menu items, click System Administrative Tools.
  4. Click to select either the Display on the All Programs menu or the Display on the All Programs menu and the Start menu option.
  5. Click OK, and OK again to save the change.
This behavior is by design.

Article ID: 291732 - Last Review: 10/18/2001 08:44:00 - Revision: 1.2

  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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