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For the keyboard button that activates the Start menu, see Windows key. For the power control, see on button. For the button used to start playing media, see media controls. The Start menu is a graphical user interface element used in Microsoft Windows since Windows 95 and in some other operating systems. Traditionally, the Start menu provided a customizable nested list of programs for the user to launch, as well as a list of most recently opened documents, a way to find files and obtain assistance, and access to the system settings. In Microsoft Windows, the Start menu in some form appears in Windows 9x, Windows NT 4. The Start menu was introduced in Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.
0, but had been worked on at Microsoft since 1992, originally being labelled as “System” to testers of the time. It was made to overcome the shortcomings of Program Manager in previous operating systems. Windows 95 and Windows NT 4. 0 replaced Program Manager with desktop and Start menu.
Windows Vista and its successors added minor changes to the menu. The Start screen in Windows 8. It covers the entire screen and no longer features the right column. The idea of a full-screen Start can be traced back to Windows Neptune, when Microsoft originally considered a “Start page” that integrated with Windows desktop through Active Desktop. The Start screen no longer supports several previously available features. A list of recently launched program or shortcuts to special folders no longer appears on the Start screen. It no longer supports more than one level of nesting for groups in All Programs view.
Drag and drop support for adding new items to the menu as well as reorganizing the contents of All Programs view is no longer available. The latest Start menu in Windows 10. Windows 10 re-introduced the Start menu in a revised form. It uses a two column design similar to Windows 7’s version, except that the right side is populated by tiles, similarly to Windows 8’s Start screen. Applications can be pinned to the right half, and their respective tiles can be resized and grouped into user-specified categories. 1 update KB3033055 adds a variant of the Windows 10 Start menu that is visually closer to the design used in early beta builds of Windows 10.
10, allows tiles to be pinned to the right column. Right-clicking on the Start button invokes a context menu. Users may add Start menu entries by creating folders and shortcuts in the associated “Start Menu” folder, located on the operating system operating media. These appear in a separated section at the top of the Start menu, or, if placed in the Programs sub-folder, in the Programs menu. One distinguishing feature in Windows NT 4.
For example, on German versions of Windows XP it is “Startmenü”. Windows installers generally use the Windows API to find out the real names and locations of the Start menu and Desktop folders. TweakUI, an unsupported utility program from Microsoft, offers additional customizations, including speeding up the response time of the Start menu, window animation, and other hacks. How to customize Windows 10’s Start Menu”. How to customize the left side of the Windows 10 Start menu”.
Watch how Windows 10 works with touch interfaces”. Windows 10 Technical Preview 2: Configure Tablet Mode”. Windows 10 Technical Preview 2: Continuum and Tablet Mode”. Microsoft now uses Windows 10’s Start menu to display ads”. Windows RT gets a Start menu of its own in Windows RT 8.
Windows RT users shouldn’t expect much from Update 3, report claims”. Upcoming Windows RT update will include new Start menu and lock screen”. Windows Vista Aero Glass and Usability screencast”. Coming in Blue: Boot to Desktop, Start Button, and More! Keyboard shortcuts – Windows 8, Windows RT”. Archived from the original on May 18, 2013. Download page for Microsoft Windows Tweak UI Power Toy”.