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Disable the shortcut of “Files and Settings Transfer Wizard” application in new Start menu (For Current User).

The Most Frequent List in new Start menu displays the application names that are regularly used. This setting can disable the shortcut of the application “Files and Settings Transfer Wizard” from appearing in the list.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
Windows displays the most frequently accessed programs, in left panel of the new Start menu called Most Frequent List. This list makes the program accessibility comfortable for users. But, with this setting you can disable the shortcut of the application “Files and Settings Transfer Wizard” in Most Frequent List of Start menu.

The “Files and Settings Transfer Wizard” helps you transfer all your precious files and even more precious settings from one computer to another. You can transfer settings for Microsoft Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, desktop and display settings including dial-up connections, and other types of settings. You can even backup a copy of files and settings to be used, if a Windows reinstall is needed. Point to Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Cleanup to open the wizard.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. If any of the subkeys “Applications\migwiz.exe” is not present, create it as explained below. Then, create a string value “NoStartPage”, if this value does not exists, and leave the data blank. This removes the shortcut to the application.

However, if you want to get the application shortcut back in Start menu, delete the subkey “migwiz.exe”.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Hide File and Settings Transfer Wizard from MFL in simple start menu.reg

The '.reg' file can hide "File and Settings Transfer Wizard" link from the Start menu.

Show File and Settings Transfer Wizard in MFL of simple start menu.reg

The '.reg' file can show "File and Settings Transfer Wizard" link in the Start menu.

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

“Files and Settings Transfer Wizard" is hidden from the Start menu.

“Files and Settings Transfer Wizard" is visible in the Start menu by default.

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

Second, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\] and create a new key "Applications".

Third, create a sub key as "Migwiz.exe" under "Applications".

Fourth, create a String value as "NoStartPage".

Keep the value data blank to disable "Files and Settings Transfer Wizard" link to appear in the 'Start Menu'.

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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