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Sort Start menu and Favorites in alphabetical order

This tweak allows you to sort Start menu and Favorites menu in alphabetical order.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Their order is not always in alphabetical order because of manual settings or addition of a new program.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, highlight the subkey, Favorites, and delete it. Similarly, highlight the subkey, Start Menu, and delete it. Now, highlight the subkey, Start Menu2, and delete it.

Click “OK” and close the registry editor.

After logoff or system restart, changes take effect.

Note:
With Internet Explorer 5 or later you can also sort by right-clicking any item on the menu, and then select Sort by Name.

In Windows Vista, items will be sorted alphabetically only when Classic Start Menu is in use.

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

The contents of the "Favorites" menu are sorted alphabetically after the changes.

The contents of the "Favorites" menu are not sorted alphabetically.

The contents of the "Start > Programs" menu are sorted alphabetically after the changes.

The contents of the "Start > Programs" menu are not sorted alphabetically.

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

Second, go to the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MenuOrder\] key, right-click on the "Favorites" key and click on "Delete".

Third, right-click on the "Start Menu" key and click on "Delete".

Finally, right-click on the "Start Menu2" key and click on "Delete".

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