Start Menu - bringing back the "old" context menu on Win11


crowbar

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Hi guys

Is there a tweak that can bring back the old context menu for the start menu?

On Windows 11, when you right-click on an application in the Pinned list of the Start Menu, you are just prompted with a set standard context menu with limited options:
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Fig 1

However, other previous Windows versions used to show a Recent/Pinned list. This context menu does still exist in W11 but only when you locate the application via the All Apps section only, as seen below.
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Fig 2

Is there any way to enable the context menu from Fig 2 into the main Start Menu?

Thank you in advanced for any assistance :)
 

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Welcome to the forum. Is this what you want?
Thanks for the response. No this is not what I was after. I want the recent/pinned items list to appear on the main Start Menu as seen in the screenshots. This only occurs in the All Apps section and not on the main Start Menu

Here's updated screenshots in case my original post wasn't clear:
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