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Tweak It and Freak It: A Killer Guide to Making Windows Run Your Way by Paul McFedries

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CHAPTER 15 Streamlining the Start Menu

The whole purpose of the Start menu is, as its name implies, to start things, particularly programs and documents. Yes, you can also launch these objects via shortcut icons on the desktop, but that’s not a great alternative because windows cover the desktop most of the time. So, if you want to get something going in Windows, the vast majority of the time you’re going to have to do it via the Start menu. The good news is that the Start menu is wonderfully flexible ...

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