How to display the string parameter is determined by 'StartMenuScrollPrograms' in the registry HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerAdvanced If its value is 'Yes', then in Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP will scroll one column, if 'No' – display in two columns. Restart the session Windows, the changes to take effect. Through the branch HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE desired method can be set for all users at once. Setting the display frequently used programs in the Main Menu Windows XP Windows XP includes an updated main menu (Start menu), which can display frequently used programs. The list goes out, only shortcuts to files with the extension.
Exe. With the help of registry editing can be customize which programs appear in this list is not necessary. String Value 'AddRemoveNames' section contains a list of words HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerFileAssociation under which a program's shortcut name such label will not appear on the list often used. Initially, this parameter contains the words of documentation, Help, etc. Set String Value 'AddRemoveApps' the same registry key contains a list of programs that do not appear in the list of frequently used. Initially, this parameter contains the program SETUP.EXE, INSTALL.EXE, RUNDLL32.EXE, etc. In addition, to prohibit the display of the program's shortcut on the list of frequently used by creating the string parameter 'NoStartPage' with an empty value in the section type: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTApplicationsAppname.exe where Appname.exe – is the name of the program. Initially, such parameters are available in the registry for Explorer.exe and other programs.
How to add content to the desktop to the main menu to find the Windows XP registry section HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerUser Shell Folders It is a parameter of 'Desktop', which has a default value '% USERPROFILE% Desktop' (% USERPROFILE% – is the name of the user). Change this value to '% USERPROFILE% Start MenuDesktop'. In addition, you will need to copy the folder% USERPROFILE% Desktop (folder% USERPROFILE% is located in the Documents and Settings) in the folder% USERPROFILE% Start MenuDesktop and reboot. The menu that appears when you click on Start, a drop-down submenu Desktop. Expanding the context menu, click 'Start' When you click on 'Start', right-click a shortcut with the standard menu commands. With the help of registry editing, you can add there own. To do this, open the registry key and create a new HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTDirectoryShell subsection with some name, eg 'Regedit'. Parameter '(Default)' in this section assign a value, eg 'Registry Editor' which will be displayed later in the context menu. In this section, 'Regedit' create a sub-section 'Command', a parameter value '(Default)' which we write the program path: 'c: windows egedit.exe'. Continuation of the article read here: Windows XP. Customize. The main menu, taskbar, quick launch bar