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  1. Personalization Enable or Disable Search on Taskbar and Start Menu in Windows 11

    Windows Search is on your taskbar and Start menu by default in Windows 11. You can use the search box to find your apps, files, settings, help, and more on Windows—plus unlock the power of the web with quick access to online information like time zone conversions, fact lookup, trending...
  2. Personalization Add or Remove Power Button on Start Menu in Windows 11

    The Power button on the Start menu allows you to quickly open Sign-in options, Sleep computer, Hibernate computer, Shut down computer, or Restart computer from the Start menu. If wanted, you can completely remove the Power button from the Start menu. See also...
  3. Personalization Add or Remove Sign out in Account Picture Menu on Start Menu in Windows 11

    The account picture menu (aka: "user tile menu") on the Start menu allows you to Change account settings, Lock the computer, Sign out, or switch user. If you like, you can completely remove Sign out in the account picture menu on the Start menu. When you sign out of Windows, all your open...
  4. Personalization Add or Remove "Change account settings" in Account Picture Menu on Start Menu

    The account picture menu (aka: "user tile menu") on the Start menu allows you to Change account settings, Lock the computer, Sign out, or switch user. If you like, you can completely remove Change account settings in the account picture menu on the Start menu. Change account settings opens the...
  5. Personalization Add or Remove Account Picture Menu on Start Menu in Windows 11

    The account picture menu (aka: "user tile menu") on the Start menu allows you to Change account settings, Lock the computer, Sign out, or switch user. If you like, you can completely remove the user tile and account picture menu from the Start menu. See also...
  6. Personalization Add or Remove Lock in Account Picture Menu on Start Menu in Windows 11

    The account picture menu (aka: "user tile menu") on the Start menu allows you to Change account settings, Lock the computer, Sign out, or switch user. If you like, you can remove Lock from the account picture menu on the Start menu. When you lock the computer, it protects the computer from...
  7. Personalization Add or Remove Pin to Start Context Menu in Windows 11

    The section at the top of the Start menu :win: is called the Pinned section. This section consists of pins arranged in a grid. The items in this section are a subset of all the apps installed on the PC; not all installed apps are included in this section by default. The number of rows and items...
  8. General Open Start Menu in Windows 11

    The Start menu is comprised of three sections: Pinned, All apps, and Recommended. The Start menu contains shortcuts of all your apps, settings, and files. The Pinned section is at the top of the Start menu. This section consists of pins arranged in a grid. The items in this section are a...
  9. Personalization Enable or Disable Start Menu Context Menus in Windows 11

    The Start menu is comprised of three sections: Pinned, All apps, and Recommended. This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable context menus on the Start menu for all or specific users in Windows 11. You must be signed in as an administrator to enable or disable Start Menu context...
  10. Personalization Change Name of Folder of Apps on Start Menu in Windows 11

    The Start menu is comprised of three sections: Pinned, All apps, and Recommended. The Start menu contains shortcuts of all your apps, settings, and files. Starting with Windows 11 build 22557, you can now customize your pinned apps on the Start menu by organizing them into folders. You can add...
  11. General Group Pinned Apps into Folders on Start Menu in Windows 11

    The Start menu is comprised of three sections: Pinned, All apps, and Recommended. The Start menu contains shortcuts of all your apps, settings, and files. Starting with Windows 11 build 22557, you can now customize your pinned apps on the Start menu by organizing them into folders. You can add...
  12. Personalization Add or Remove User Program Groups from Start Menu in Windows 11

    The Start menu is comprised of three sections: Pinned, All apps, and Recommended. All apps appears when a user clicks on All apps in the upper-right corner of the Start menu :win:. All Apps is a comprehensive list of shortcuts, in alphabetical order, of all installed apps. Some of these...
  13. Personalization Add or Remove Common Program Groups from Start Menu in Windows 11

    The Start menu is comprised of three sections: Pinned, All apps, and Recommended. All apps appears when a user clicks on All apps in the upper-right corner of the Start menu :win:. All Apps is a comprehensive list of shortcuts, in alphabetical order, of all installed apps. Some of these...
  14. Backup and Restore Backup and Restore Pinned Items on Start Menu in Windows 11

    The Start menu is comprised of three sections: Pinned, All apps, and Recommended. The section at the top of the Start menu is called the Pinned section. This section consists of pins arranged in a grid. The items in this section are a subset of all the apps installed on the PC; not all...
  15. Personalization Change Start Layout to Show More Pins or More Recommendations in Windows 11

    The Start menu is comprised of three sections: Pinned, All apps, and Recommended. Starting in Windows 11 build 22509, you can right-click on Start to quickly access Start settings and choose the “More pins” or “More recommendations” layout option to show an extra row of either pins or...
  16. Apps Re-register Start Menu in Windows 11

    The Start menu is comprised of three sections: Pinned, All apps, and Recommended. The Start menu contains shortcuts of all your apps, settings, and files. If the Start menu is not opening or working properly, then re-registering the Start menu may help fix it. This tutorial will show you how...
  17. Personalization Add or Remove Items in All apps in Windows 11 Start menu

    The Start menu is comprised of three sections: Pinned, All apps, and Recommended. All apps appears when a user clicks on All apps in the upper-right corner of the Start menu. All Apps is a comprehensive list of shortcuts, in alphabetical order, of all installed apps. Some of these shortcuts are...
  18. Personalization Enable or Disable Recent Items in Start, Jump Lists, and File Explorer in Windows 11

    Your recently opened items will show in Start, Jump Lists, and File Explorer by default in Windows 11. Recently opened items are stored in the %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent Items folder for the current user. This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable showing recently opened...
  19. Personalization Add or Remove Recently Added apps on Start Menu in Windows 11

    The Start menu is comprised of three sections: Pinned, All apps, and Recommended. The Start menu contains shortcuts of all your apps, settings, and files. The Recommended section on the Start menu shows a list of your recently installed apps (aka: "Recently added") and recently opened items...
  20. Personalization Turn On or Off Show Accent Color on Start menu and Taskbar in Windows 11

    Windows 11 gives you the option to personalize the color and accent color of a variety of surfaces you see when you use Windows. You can personalize the colors that appear in Windows and your apps by setting the mode to Dark, Light, or Custom. The Dark mode has a darker set of colors and is...
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