Start menu Layout Modification


Smile2022

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Hello and thanks for a Tipp,

to customize the new Startlayout for all users I should use a json file as described on ms sites "LayoutModification.json" and add it in the shell folder of the default users. In Win 10 the xml file worked perfectly, but I have difficult with the json...

Maybe someone has tried something. I want only the office programs, file explorer, edge and some tool. Thank you very much.

{ "primaryOEMPins": [
{ "packagedAppId": "Microsoft.WindowsCalculator_2020.2012.21.0_neutral_~_8wekyb3d8bbwe"},
{ "desktopAppLink": "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Start Menu\\Programs\\PowerPoint.lnk"},
{ "packageAppId": "Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge.Stable_8wekyb3d8bbwe!App"}

],
"secondaryOEMPins": [
{ "desktopAppLink": "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Start Menu\\Programs\\Services.lnk"},
{ "desktopAppLink": "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Start Menu\\Programs\\tool.lnk"}
],
"firstRunOEMPins": [
{ "desktopAppLink": "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Start Menu\\Programs\\Excel.lnk"}


]
}
 

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Link to the site - the info might be Win10 specific....
 

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Smile2022

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Thank you the ms site is Customize the Windows 11 Start menu

Now it works, but it is possible to pin only 3 apps :-(

{
"primaryOEMPins":[
{
"packagedAppId":"Microsoft.WindowsCalculator_8wekyb3d8bbwe!App"
},
{
"desktopAppLink":"%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Start Menu\\Programs\\tool.lnk"
},
{
"desktopAppLink":"%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Start Menu\\Programs\\services.lnk"
},
{
"desktopAppLink":"%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Start Menu\\Programs\\intrawork.lnk"
}
]
}
 

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