On Windows 10, the Start menu is an essential component, as it is the experience you use every day to find apps, settings, and files.
Out of the box, the Start menu includes a default layout with elements and settings that usually fit most people. However, if you want to make it more functional and personal, the experience available on Windows 10 is highly customizable.
We are going to explain a little know feature, manage the system folders. Here’s how to do this:
This is for devices running Windows 10
The User, Documents, Pictures, Settings and Power options are now tucked away in a column on the far left of the Start menu. Click the button at the top left of the Start menu to expand this column. Refer to below image:
First, launch Settings by pressing Windows+I. Now click the Personalization option. See below image:
Next, click the Start option. See following image:
On the right, scroll all the way to the bottom and click the Choose which folders appear on Start link. Refer to below image:
Now, choose whatever folders you want to appear on the Start menu. See below image:
I have selected several folders. To view an icon’s associated text, just hover your mouse over an icon. See following image for the my new system Start menu:
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