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Disable “All Programs” link from new Start menu.

This setting can hide “All Programs” link from the new Start menu.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
All programs list in new Start menu displays a list of all the installed programs. This setting can hide this option.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a DWORD value “NoStartMenuMorePrograms”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value data to “1” which can hide “All Programs” option. However, if you want to show the option back, change the value to “0” or delete the “NoStartMenuMorePrograms” value.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Hiding All Programms link enabled.reg

The '.reg' file will remove 'All Programs' option from the Start menu.

Before Hiding All Programms link (Default).reg

The '.reg' file will display 'All Programs' option in the Start menu.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

'All Programs' option is removed from the Start menu.

'All Programs' option is visible in the Start menu by default.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies \Explorer\],right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "NoStartMenuMorePrograms" in "Explorer" key.

Next, right-click on "NoStartMenuMorePrograms" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "1" (Base Hexadecimal) in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Clear the computer names searched on a network.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting allows you to clear the names of all computers that were passed as arguments while searching a computer on the network.

Remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu (For Current User).

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting can remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu, if it is currently shown.

Remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu (For All Users).

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting can remove the “Favorites” menu item from the Start menu, if it is currently shown.

Clear the recently accessed documents list.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting enables you to delete the documents in "Recent Documents" folder.

Clear history of recently accessed entries on logoff.

Category : Display > Start Menu

This setting enables you to clear the recently accessed documents list on Start Menu as well as the Internet Explorer URL history, when you log off your system.

 
 
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