Pin Run Command In Windows® 7
How to pin Run command to the Start Menu in Windows 7?
Windows 7 is the new Operating System series from the Microsoft Windows Operating Systems. The Windows 7 Operating System does not have the Run command functionality in the Start menu of the system. The other Windows Operating Systems have the Run command on the Start menu by default. Windows 7 Operating System has the search functionality in the Start menu to access the programs. The Search option will do the same function of the Run command and also the users need not have to know the command for the particular programs while using the Search option rather than the Run command. The Run command can be switched to the Start menu by the user with the help of some steps. The Run commands should be known to the user for accessing programs through the Run option.
Discussed below are some points related with the Windows 7 Run command adding to the Start menu:
- Purpose of the Run command offered with Windows 7
- Steps to add the Run command to the Start menu
- Alternative ways to access the Run command
Purpose of the Run command offered with Windows 7
The Run command is used as a way to access the programs, files, folders etc. in the system quickly. The option also helps the user to access even the websites if the system is connected to the Internet. In Windows 7 Operating System, users make use of the search utility in place of the Run command. But, the Run command can more specifically launch the applications on to the system depending upon the commands provided by the users.
Steps to add the Run command to the Start menu
Click the Start menu and select the Control Panel option. The window opens, choose the 'Appearance and Personalization' option. Then, select the Taskbar and Start menu option. Click on the Start menu tab and choose the 'Customize' option. Then, a list of programs will be displayed. The user can select the Run command option from the list and click OK. Now, the Run command will appear on the right side of the Start menu.
The alternative ways to access the Run command is also available to the users since the option is absent in the Windows 7 Start menu. One of the methods is to press the Windows logo key and 'R' key. Another method is to open the Start menu and search for the Run command in the Search option provided. A list of programs will appear. Select the Run command and double click the option. Thus, users can quickly access the Run command even if the option is present in the Start menu.
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