Adjust number of recent programs in the Start menu on Windows 7
If you have several programs that you use quite often, you can pin them to the start menu. This not just helps you become productive but also you can launch a preferred program with just a single click. However, the Start menu on your Windows 7-based PC at a time can display 10 most often used programs on the computer. You can see these shortcuts below any customized shortcut that you have pinned on the Start menu. And if you want to see some more shortcuts on the top of the Start menu or if you think there are too many shortcuts being pinned on the Start menu, it is suggested to adjust number of recent programs. You can easily change the number of shortcuts displayed which affects the height of the Start menu.
Do you want to adjust the number of recent programs in the Start Menu on your Windows 7-based PC? Follow the below mentioned steps:
1. Right click the ‘Start’ button and click 'Properties'
2. In the Start Menu tab Click ‘Customize’.
3. In the Number of recent programs to display box, enter the number of programs you want to display on the Start menu, and then click ‘OK’
4. Click ‘OK’ again.
Windows 7 Start menu offers easy access to various folders, settings and programs of your computer. The best part is you can anytime choose the programs and shortcuts you want to see on the menu.
For understanding the solution clearly, go through our video solution given below.